Admission & Aid

Admission to Undergraduate Honors Studies

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Undergraduate Honors Studies admits new, continuing, and transfer students throughout the year. 

New Students

New first-year students who are interested in joining undergraduate University Honors Studies should indicate i​nterest on their admission application.

  1. Undergraduate Honors Studies uses a holistic approach when reviewing applications.
  2. Students who are admitted into the program usually have outstanding academic records and impressive accomplishments outside of the classroom.
  3. After reviewing your application materials, undergraduate Honors Studies may require additional information. You will receive this request through email.

Continuing or Transfer Students

Students who are already enrolled at Wright State or who are transferring from another university must:

  • have at least a 3.0 GPA from Wright State or another institution, and
  • provide a faculty recommendation from either Wright State or another institution.

If you are a continuing or transfer student who has earned more than 30 semester credits, you will be asked to schedule an appointment with an Honors Studies advisor to review your transcript.

Can other students take Honors classes?

Non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 may be given permission to register for an undergraduate Honors class on a space available basis. Contact the Honors office for more information.

How to Apply

New students should apply through the Wright State University Application. Applications after university admission are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and students are generally notified by email of their application status.