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There are many ways to be eligible to apply:

  1. Completion of 6 college-credits with a 3.5 Overall/Honors GPA (GPA is based on college-level courses only)
  2. High School Graduation and Test Scores:
    • 1170 SAT score (minimum 550 in reading and math with no remedial classes required)
    • 22 Composite ACT score (min of 21 English, 22 Reading, 21 Math)
    • Pert: Reading 113, Math 123, Writing 123
  3. Proof of completion of a Home School program with test scores listed above. Please contact admissions for more information.
  4. GED diploma with top 1-2% GED test score (3,500 or higher, based on test percentiles on your diploma) 

AS degree seeking students are encouraged to apply! Requirements for AS degree seeking students are the same as the requirements for the AA degree seeking student. Contact your campus coordinator for more information.


There are numerous benefits to student who join! Here are a few:

  • Honors Classes (small, seminar style, dynamic, enjoyable)
  • Honors College scholarships
  • Academic Distinction
  • Wear Honors Cords at the Commencement Ceremony
  • Transfer scholarships and placement at universities
  • First day registration privileges
  • The Robert "Bob" Elmore Honors College Certificate (this is an articulated agreement with state colleges and universities and entitles you to consideration for transfer scholarships and increases in scholarship amounts)
  • Early BC academic advisement priority

​You can apply for admission to The Robert "Bob" Elmore Honors College at any time—there is no deadline. You can fill out an application online from the Important Forms page, or you can also obtain an application from one of the Campus Honors Coordinators


The Honors Coordinators are the faculty members who run the Honors program at the campus level. Please see the Contact Us page for a list of the Coordinators and their contact information.