Honors Program Eligibility | Kent State University

Honors Program Eligibility

Take your education a step further by joining the Honors Program.

Program Eligibility 

Incoming Freshmen:

  • 3.3 cumulative high school GPA (3.5 or higher for scholarship consideration)
  • ACT composite of 25 (27 or higher for scholarship consideration)
  • Strong reading and writing skills 
  • Grades earned in College Credit Plus courses will be considered

Current Students:

  • 3.25 cumulative college GPA
  • Strong reading and writing skills

Application Process

Incoming Freshmen
New incoming freshmen students who meet the above criteria will receive an invitation to the Honors Program upon acceptance to Kent State University at Stark. An application for admission is not necessary. Have you been invited and are ready to join?

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Current Students
Current Kent State Stark students and any motivated learner expressing a strong interest in the Honors Program is welcome to complete an application for admission. Contact Dr. Leslie Heaphy with questions.

PRINT APPLICATION FOR CURRENT STUDENTS (PDF)