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Honors Eligibility

Admission to the Honors College is based upon academic performance and potential. There is not an application deadline, but interested students are encouraged to apply early, especially if they are interested in living in an Honors residence hall. Applicants must be admitted to Indiana State University before they will be considered for Honors College admission. For more information about applying to Indiana State University, please call 1-800-GO-TO-ISU or visit the Office of Admissions website at www.indstate.edu/admissions.

To apply to the Honors College, please complete an online application. Please contact the Honors College at 812-237-3225 with any questions about the Honors admission process. 

Note: If you have a 3.7 or higher high school GPA and you indicated on your ISU application that you would like to be admitted to the Honors College, you do not need to submit a separate Honors College application.

Incoming Freshman

Freshmen applicants must have met at least one of the following criteria to be considered for admission to the Honors College:

  • A cumulative high school grade point average equal to or higher than 3.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • 1170 SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math) or higher

  • ACT composite score of 24 or higher

  • Graduate within the top ten percent (10%) of your high school class

Transfer Students

If you are transferring to ISU from another institution and would like to join the Honors College, you should have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 in classes from a four-year institution or 3.5 in classes from a community college.

Current ISU Students

If you are a current Indiana State University student and would like to join the Honors College, you should have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 in your classes at ISU.

Contact

Greg Bierly, Dean

Pickerl Hall 110
Indiana State University
812.237.3225
812.237.3676 fax

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM