Applying


Requirements

To apply to the Honors College at FIU, please complete an online application with all of the appropriate documents listed below:

Incoming Freshmen
  • 3.5 weighted GPA
  • 1270 SAT or 27 ACT (Preferred profile, not minimum scores required)
  • 500 word essay (choose 1 of the 3 options)
  • 300 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
  • Completed Honors College Application
  • Resumé

 

Automatic Admission
  • Available for Freshmen Only
  • 4.0 weighted GPA, and
    1270 SAT or 27 ACT (Preferred profile, not minimum scores required).
  • Must apply at honors.fiu.edu/apply
  • No essay or resume required
Transfer Students
  • 3.3 college GPA
    500 word essay (choose 1 of the 3 options)
  • 300 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
  • Official transcript from previous institution
  • Completed Honors College Application
  • Resumé
Current FIU Students
  • 3.3 FIU GPA
    500 word essay (choose 1 of the 3 options)
  • 300 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
  • Completed Honors College Application
  • Resumé

How to Apply

  1. Visit: http://honors.fiu.edu/apply.

    • You will be redirected to the Panthersoft application link.
    • Use the SAME Panther ID and Password provided for you when you applied to FIU.
    • Students must apply to FIU before applying to the Honors College
  2. Click on Student Center
  3. In your portal page under: Admissions, you will find the link: “Apply to the Honors College”
  4. Click link and begin your Honors College application.
  5. Fill out all necessary information on your profile page
  6. Upload materials:

    • Personal Statement: “Essay 1”
    • Choose and answer your Honors Discussion Question “Essay 2”
    • Upload your resumé
  7. Do not forget to “Submit” your application.
  8. If you have any questions, regarding this application, please contact Mrs. Rachelle Metcalfe at rmetcalf@fiu.edu.
  9. Good luck!

Deadlines

The Honors College Important Dates for the 2017-2018 academic year are:

Online Application Available: October 1st
Priority Deadline: January 15
Final Deadline: May 1


Current Average

All students can apply to the Honors College.

Average scores for admittance:
3.5 Weighted GPA

1250 SAT
28 ACT

The Honors College Online Admission Application will be available on October 1. All Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on the deadline date to be considered.  For more information, contact the Honors College at (305) 348-4100.

If you plan to visit Florida International University, please go here to schedule a campus tour with the FIU office of Admissions.  You can also reserve a spot in one of the Honors College’s informational sessions held at noon (12pm) in the Modesto A Maidique Campus (MMC) by filling out the form, including the available dates option, below.