Honors Program

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Honors Program

Make Your Impact

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Close-Knit Community

Honors students quickly find themselves part of a group of motivated peers and engaging faculty, drawn together by their love of learning and the desire to have a positive impact.

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Active Learning

Honors instructors offer hands-on opportunities to engage students and help them develop important skills like perspective, thinking, civic engagement and speaking.

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Preparing for the Future

Many of our graduates move directly into competitive graduate and professional programs, while others have their choice of job offers.

Take the Next Step

Become the next research scholar or leader in the community through Honors.

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Learn the application steps to become UND's next Honors student.

Columbia Hall honors spaceRequirements

Honors students must maintain certain requirements to remain in the program.

smiling student in classroomTuition Scholarships

The Honors Program has a limited number of scholarships for incoming students on a competitive basis.

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Interested in learning more about Honors? Take a look at common questions.

Honors by the Numbers


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