Honors Admissions Criteria

Successful applicants for the University Honors Program normally satisfy the following criteria:

  • 27 or higher on the ACT or 1270 on the SAT
  • 3.5 or higher high school GPA

Application is a two part process:  1) an essay in response to prompts, and 2) an interview.[1]

If you are a transfer students or a continuing AUM student who has a GPA at AUM of at least 3.4, you may apply for admission to the UHP. You will submit an essay (reviewed and rated by faculty) and participate in an interview conducted and scored by current UHP students.

As a transfer or continuing AUM applicant, you must have at least four semesters remaining at AUM at the time of your application.


[1] Faculty review and rate essays which are submitted with S-number identification only. Current UHP students conduct and rate interviews.


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