Advantages of Joining the Honors College

Why apply to the Honors College? The Honors College at ACU allows students to pursue academic excellence in many ways. There are also several benefits that come along with enrolling and maintaining good standing with the Honors College.

  • Students can enroll in Honors sections of courses, which are usually smaller than regular sections of the course.
  • Students can learn from some of the university’s best faculty members, as many of them teach classes for the Honors College.
  • Honors students have “priority registration,” which means they can enroll in their classes early each semester.
  • The Honors College distributes various travel and research grants to students and also provides students with special opportunities not available to all students.
  • Students have access to the Honors advisor and other great faculty members throughout their time in Honors.
  • Students receive Honors recognition at graduation and on their transcripts.
  • The Honors College provides graduate school preparation seminars.
  • The Honors College can be a place of community for students, by hosting fun events throughout the year (see below)!

Fun Activities offered by the Honors College
  • Honors College events during Wildcat Week
  • Weekly Honors Chapel
  • Social events and parties
  • Popcorn days
  • Events on Dead Day (the Monday before Finals week).
  • Exclusive sessions with campus speakers and other visitors.
  • And more! We are always looking out for new opportunities and perks for our students.
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