Applying


Requirements

Students must apply to FIU before applying to the Honors College.

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
    • Commensurate scores on SAT or ACT*
    • 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

    *Minimum scores required to view application: 1180 SAT or 24 ACT.

  • Automatic Invitation

    • Available for Freshmen
    • 4.0 weighted GPA, and1280 SAT or 27 ACT
    • Must apply at my.fiu.edu
    • No essay or resume required

  • Transfer Students

    • 3.5 college 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

  • Current FIU Students

    • 3.5 FIU GPA
    • 2 years remaining in program of study
    • 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 Invitation

    • Available for Current FIU Students
    • 3.7 FIU GPA
    • 2 years remaining in program of study
    • Must apply at my.fiu.edu
    • No essay or resume required

Deadlines

The Honors College Important Dates for the 2023-2024 academic year are:

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


How to Apply

  • Eligible students can access the application through their myFIU portal: my.fiu.edu
  • 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
  • Click on Student Center
  • In your portal page under: Admissions, you will find the link: “Apply to the Honors College” (on the left)
  • Click link and complete your Honors College application
  • Upload required documentation:
    • Personal Statement: “Essay 1”
    • Discussion Essay: Choose and answer one question “Essay 2”
    • Upload your resumé
  • Do not forget to “Submit” your application
  • If you have any questions, contact hcadmissions@fiu.edu
  • Good luck!

Honors College Class of 2023:

  • Average GPA: 4.4 (weighted)
  • Average SAT: 1329
  • Average ACT: 29