Honors Program Admissions Criteria and Application

Criteria for entrance into Harper College's Honors Program

You must fulfill any two (2) of the following:

  1. Cumulative high school grade point grade point average of a 3.5+ on a 4.0 scale; or 4.5+ on a 5.0 scale.
  2. SAT combined score of 1200 or higher (or ACT composite score of 25 or higher).
  3. Harper GPA of at least 3.5 with 12 hours of courses at 101 level or above.
  4. Letters of recommendation from two Harper College instructors.
  5. Written consent from Honors Program Coordinator, Harper College Honors Society.

Three easy steps to being accepted into the Honors Program

Step 1 Complete the application online or download the application. You may fill out the application by hand, neatly and legibly. Please remember to sign the application. Please note that we are currently taking proactive measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Do not come to campus. We are providing services remotely and will respond to your requests.

Step 2 ImageThe online version of the application is automatically submitted to the Interdisciplinary Program Office and to the Honors Program Co-Coordinators.

Step 3 ImageA Honors Program Co-Coordinator will get in touch with you to set up an interview appointment of approximately than 30 minutes.

Review Honors Program Expectations for Student Behavior.  

Last Updated: 8/19/21