The Honors College offers talented and motivated undergraduate students the experience of a highly selective small college combined with the breadth of programs and opportunities of a large public research university in a dynamic and thriving city.

Once admitted to the Honors College, students pursue degrees in any of Georgia State’s 62 undergraduate majors, with enhanced opportunities for academic achievement, research, housing, cultural programs, advisement, preparation for graduate or professional school and mentoring for prestigious national undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship and fellowship competitions.


To engage a diverse and talented community of undergraduate scholars with experiences that prepare them for a lifetime of achievement.



To become a national model for a public university Honors College by developing undergraduate scholars into global citizens whose accomplishments and contributions to society are recognized by prestigious fellowships, scholarships, and awards throughout their lives.