UNC Honors Program

Applying to the Honors Program


Honors Interdisciplinary Program Application Requirements

Students are urged to apply to join the Honors Interdisciplinary Program as incoming freshmen, but they may apply as late as the first semester of their sophomore year. All applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from teachers along with a statement of intent.  

Entering Freshman must demonstrate academic interest and aptitude through their entire application, and no specific minimum standardized test scores nor minimum GPA will be required. Generally, students with successful application will either have attained a minimum 3.75 GPA in high school or have an ACT score at or above 27 in at least one of the ACT areas or equivalent SAT.

Students that do not meet these general guidelines but can demonstrate a strong desire to do honors-level interdisciplinary work will still be considered.  Prospective Honors students already enrolled at UNC or transferring from another college need a minimum 3.25 GPA.

To Apply:

-Upon completing the UNC application visit Admissions Login

-Log in using the same Login ID and PIN Number used when applying to UNC (Students who are not incomming freshmen and who have lost or do not have a Login ID and PIN Number, use this link instead)

-Under Application Type select Honors Program Application then follow the instructions provided


Upper Division Honors Program Application Requirements

Students with an interest in pursuing an honors thesis, creative works or applied scholarly project are encouraged to apply for Upper Division Honors in the second semester of their Sophomore year, and must have completed at least 45 credit hours before submitting their application. 

Transfer students or current UNC students may apply as late as their senior year, but must have enough time to complete all of the requirements and must demonstrate that they already have a thesis/project advisor. 

All applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 cumulative college GPA and must provide two letters of reference from faculty or others who can attest to their academic interest and ability. 

To Apply:

Please fill the UHP application and return this application with your personal statement to: UNC Honors Program, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 13, Greeley, CO 80639 or fax to
970‐351‐2947 or e‐mail to honors@unco.edu.
Your letters of recommendation may be included or sent at a later time.

Priority deadline – Oct. 1 for Spring admission – April 1 for Fall admission.

UHP Application PDF

UHP Application Word Doc.