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Thank you for your interest in the Georgia State University Honors College. Please select your current standing and read on for more information about the process for applying to the Honors College.


We are excited that you are considering the Honors College at Georgia State University! Here are general guidelines for application.

  1. Review the Honors College admission requirements to make sure you meet all criteria for admission.
  2. Record pertinent dates to ensure that you meet the appropriate application and scholarship deadlines.
  3. Apply online to Georgia State University. (Your admission application will automatically be reviewed for acceptance to the Honors College; no additional application is needed.)
  4. Come meet us--visit Georgia State and the Honors College.
  5. Receive notification of University admission status.
  6. If you apply by November 15, 2017, you will receive notification of Honors College admission in December of 2017.
  7. Accept your scholarships and submit your Intent to Enroll.
  8. Have questions? Email Jarrett Tate, the Honors College admissions counselor or fill out our Honors College Admissions Inquiry Form.

Admission is limited to approximately the top 5-7% of the incoming first-year students each year. For best consideration for the Honors College and merit scholarships please apply by November 15, 2017.

Students who have completed at least 12 hours of coursework* while enrolled at Georgia State University and have a minimum 3.5 Georgia State GPA may apply for admission to the Honors College.

The Honors College application will open for submissions on May 5, 2017 and will close at 5 p.m. on June 30, 2017. The required recommendation form must be received by the Honors College no later than July 14, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Admission to the Honors College is highly competitive; incomplete or insufficient applications will not be evaluated by the admissions committee. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all application materials, including the required faculty/staff recommendation form, are received by the Honors College by the specified deadline. Students who wish to check their application status may email honors@gsu.edu to inquire.

*Fewer than 60 credit hours is strongly encouraged. Students with more than 60 credit hours will be required to supplement applications with descriptions of proposed honors coursework.

Tips for submitting a strong application:

  • Pay careful attention to question prompts, including required statement length. Copying and pasting your response from a separate document is a useful strategy.
  • When seeking a recommendation from a faculty or staff member, you should contact your recommender to obtain permission before providing their name on your application
  • Applicants who demonstrate interest in and knowledge of Honors College curriculum and opportunities are more likely to be selected for admission

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Transfer students who have completed at least 30 hours of coursework* while enrolled at an institution of higher education and have a minimum 3.5 GPA may apply for admission to the Honors College.

The Honors College application will open for submissions on May 5, 2017 and will close at 5 p.m. on June 30, 2017. The required recommendation form must be received by the Honors College no later than July 14, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Admission to the Honors College is highly competitive; incomplete or insufficient applications will not be evaluated by the admissions committee. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all application materials, including the required faculty/staff recommendation form, are received by the Honors College by the specified deadline. Students who wish to check their application status may email honors@gsu.edu to inquire.

*Fewer than 60 credit hours is strongly encouraged. Students with more than 60 credit hours will be required to supplement applications with descriptions of proposed honors coursework.

Tips for submitting a strong application:

  • Pay careful attention to question prompts, including required statement length. Copying and pasting your response from a separate document is a useful strategy.
  • When seeking a recommendation from a faculty or staff member, you should contact your recommender to obtain permission before providing their name on your application
  • Applicants who demonstrate interest in and knowledge of Honors College curriculum and opportunities are more likely to be selected for admission

Apply Now 


All Perimeter Honors College students in good standing (minimum GPA 3.3) may seamlessly transition to the four-year Honors College by completing the Perimeter Transition Form. Please note that the Georgia State University transition process must be completed prior to your matriculation at the four-year Honors College. All Perimeter Honors transition students will be required to meet with their Atlanta Campus Honors College advisor to complete their transition process and to permit course registration.

Apply Now to Transition to the Honors College