Honors Program

The University Honors Program offers high achieving undergraduate students opportunities to participate in selected honors courses and to interact with faculty and other honors students on campus. Requirements for admission for freshmen are based upon high school academic performance while transfer students are admitted based upon academic performance in university courses. There are both university and College of Education requirements for honors program participants.

Students who complete all of the honors program requirements are recognized at commencement through introductions, and the printed program. Also, they wear the university honors program medallion. Honors program completion is noted on academic transcripts.

For application information, see University Honors Program.

University Honors Program Requirements for the College of Education

The honors program offers students the opportunity to participate in selected honors courses and to work with faculty on research or creative projects.


Admission requirements

  • For entering freshmen, an ACT of 28 or higher.
  • For transfer students, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 after at least 12 graded semester hours at K-State.
  • For continuing K-State students, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on at least 12 graded semester credits.

For more information

Inquire in the Honors Program office in 215 Fairchild Hall, the Center for Student and Professional Services in Bluemont Hall Room 13, or contact JohnElla Holmes, College of Education Coordinator, University Honors Program, edcoll@k-state.edu or 785-532-5525.


→ Please see our list of College of Education Honors Program Graduates