The Honors College

A TRADITION OF COMMUNITY

Honors College studentsBE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Honors College.

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements.


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Our college fosters a sense of community for self-challenged, high-achieving learners through:

  • honors merit scholarships ranging from $500 for most students to $2,000 for some;
  • special honors sections of many introductory classes;
  • honors seminars (Colloquia) for second- through fourth-year students;
  • faculty advisers in the student’s major;
  • an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
  • personal academic/career advisers.

HONORS COLLEGE EVENTS

March 4 | Engineering Career Fair 

March 5 | All-Campus Career Fair

INSIDE THE COLLEGE

Academics at the Honors CollegeLearn about student life in the Honors College Student groups in the Honors CollegeAlumni

NEWS ABOUT HONORS STUDENTS

Having traveled the world, graduate now strives to pay it forward with video
FeerastaAniqa Feerasta, an Honors College alumnae now working at Amazon, has lived in New Zealand, Australia and Afghanistan. She says she's always had "a curiosity about the wider world" and a desire to work and travel abroad.

Disney Imagineer says richness of time at UA made career possible with video
Mike HoneckHonors College alum Mike Honeck explored a wide range of interests during his years at UA, and it launched him on his path to a Walt Disney Imagineer.

Honors College alums give advice to Class of 2017

Can you really change lives with a toothbrush? Honors students say yes

VIDEO: MEET OUR STUDENTS

OUR COLLEGE IN PICTURES

See pictures taken during the Invitation to Excellence reception for prospective students.


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