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Honors Academic Advantages

  • Surround yourself with a learning community of academically talented and motivated students.
  • Participate in specialized honors seminars and learn about departmental honors credit.
  • Explore the option of completing an honors thesis.
  • Benefit from priority acceptance for select students into ASU’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.
  • Select honors students also receive early acceptance notification to Texas Tech University medical and law schools.
  • Receive honors designation on your transcript and diploma.
  • Network with successful alumni in medicine, research, nursing, education and public service.
  • Experience special travel and research opportunities. Recent internships funded by the program include:
    • Global human rights delegation to Rwanda
    • Biochemistry research internship at Harvard University
    • Institute for Philanthropy and Volunteer Services in Washington, D.C.
    • Neuroscience research institute in Germany

Honors Community and Privileges

As an honors student, you will also receive these benefits:

  • Specialized academic and career advising
  • Honors on-campus housing options
  • Special access to guest lecturers, presentations and cultural events
  • Peer mentors
  • 24-hour access to the Honors Lounge and computer lab
  • Membership in the Honors Student Association
  • Senior-level registration privileges
  • Additional scholarship opportunities

Suggested Admission Requirements

  • 1200 SAT (math and critical reading)
  • 27 ACT
  • Top 10 percent ranking in your high school graduating class
  • Record of extracurricular activities