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 classroomGoals

Honors is a skills-based program designed to advance student's development in six key areas.

Honors classroom settingHonors Student for a Day

Wondering what it's like to be an Honors student? Register for our Honors Student for a Day event!

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Honors Student for a Day

Wondering what it's like to be an Honors student?

Come to campus and be an Honors student for a day! You'll sit in on mock Honors classes, participate in hands-on learning activites and meet current Honors students and faculty.

Event Details
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Tuition Waiver

A limited amount of $4,000 and partial tuition waivers are available.

About 25% of Honors earn a tuition waiver. Apply ASAP to be considered for this waiver.

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Living and Learning Together

Live and learn with other Honors students in Brannon Hall.

An integrated approach to intellectual and personal growth, you'll have stronger connections between the classroom and everyday life.

Enroll Today

Honors by the Numbers


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