Applying to the Honors College

Students interested in applying to the Honors College must fill out the college's general application for admission as well as the Honors College Supplemental Application.

Eligibility Requirements

Acceptance to the Honors College is competitive. The program is designed for students with strong high school academic records and participation in extracurricular activities, preferably with leadership experience.

For the Fall 2024 cohort, we are seeking applicants that have completed high school or homeschooling in 2022, 2023 or 2024.
NOTE: Applicants must be first-time college students; we are not currently accepting transfer or continuing students into the program.

  • Pursuing an A.A. or A.S. degree in designated HVCC programs.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative high school average of 90, as determined by a high school transcript.
  • Intent to transfer to a four-year institution.
  • Letter of recommendation from an administrator, counselor, faculty or qualified community leader.
  • Written statements highlighting academic and extracurricular accomplishments and reflecting on the unique value of an honors education.
  • Select applicants are invited to a roundtable interview.
  • All applications files will be reviewed until all available seats are filled.


Deadline for accepted students to submit Honors College Supplemental Application: Dec. 31, 2023

NOTE: Applicants must also complete the college's general application and have a letter of recommendation submitted (collected on the Honors College Supplemental Application) to be considered for acceptance to the Honors College.

General Application

We are fully committed to the Honors College being reflective of the community we serve. Our diverse student body will be one where they feel included and encouraged to discover their amazing talents.

Get in Touch

Lamyaa Hassib
Honors College Director
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 345