Welcome to Purdue University’s Honors College! We are an interdisciplinary college, bringing together bright young scholars from across the university in a vibrant intellectual and residential community. Our students take small, interdisciplinary honors courses with Purdue’s top teachers, pursue innovative research, collaborate on exciting projects, and become leaders on campus and in the community. Our goals are to nurture intellectual and personal development, to create opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and independent research, and to produce students who will one day change the world.
News & Announcements
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Meet the Dean
The Honors College has a new Dean!
We are proud to announce Rhonda Phillips, former Associate Dean of Barrett, The Honors College of Arizona State University, will be the Dean of Purdue University's Honors College.
The Honors College has recently moved to a new location!
Come visit us in Duhme Hall, Room 134 or call us at 765.494.2929. Our office hours remain the same from 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Admission to the Honors College
Newly Admitted Students
The Honors College selection process for beginning students is by invitation only. The Honors College selection committees are currently reviewing admitted applicants. Students who had a complete application on file by November 1st are automatically considered on a holistic basis. This information is subject to change without notice.
Current Purdue and Admitted Transfer Students
To be considered for the Honors College, you must have a cumulative Purdue G.P.A. of 3.5 or above and four semesters of study remaining before graduation.