Students who complete their Purdue admission application by Nov. 1*, will be considered for the Honors College. Selection is through a holistic process that considers a variety of factors, including academics, leadership and community/school activities.
The Honors College Advantage
Students prepare for leadership on a global scale. Purdue’s diverse population of scholars from around the world ensures that the honors community reflects our global society, providing excellent experience for future success.
Faculty engage with students in and out of the classroom through research projects, individual mentoring and advising, coursework tailored for honors students, study abroad programs and more.
Students prepare to be competitive candidates in pursuit of prestigious national fellowships and scholarships such as the Fulbright and Rhodes scholarships.
Career guidance helps students identify internships and job shadowing opportunities, which provide experience and insight for future academic and career decisions.
Admission to the Honors College
Selection for the Honors College is based on a holistic review of everything provided with the student's Purdue admission application, including the essay. Students who complete their admission application by Nov. 1* will be considered for the Honors College and invitations will be mailed between January and February.
*For 2014 enrollment the deadline was extended to Nov. 8 because of technical problems with the Common Application.