Honors College
Welcome! Our primary mission is to provide an enriched educational experience for academically motivated and talented students at Kent State University. Both in and out of the classroom, our learning environment provides students with opportunities to interact and share ideas with other bright, motivated students and mentoring professors.
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Average ACT Composite
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New Freshmen Receiving Merit Scholarships
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Portz Scholars from Kent State University
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Senior Honors Thesis/Project

The Senior Honors Thesis/Project is a 6-credit-hour independent project. It may be a research, creative, or applied project and is completed under the direction of a faculty member.

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Study Away & Study Abroad

The Honors College encourages all of its students to acquire broader national and global perspectives and appreciate cross-cultural values and achievements.

Housing

The Honors College Living-Learning Community in Stopher and Johnson Halls, is specifically for students admitted to the Honors College.  Exposure to opportunities unique to those who strive for academic success, participate in leadership opportunities along with other top students, develop friendships through common goals, courses, and conversation, and are exposed to faculty and staff that will enhance their academic experience.

Brainchild

An annual literary and arts publication comprised of exceptional work completed by undergraduate Honors students from within the Mid-East Honors Association (MEHA) region, Honors students at Kent State University edit and publish the entire magazine.

Awards & Accreditations

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