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:

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    Incoming Freshmen

    • 3.5 weighted GPA
    • 1260 SAT or 27 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

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    Automatic Admission

    • Available for Freshmen Only
    • 4.0 weighted GPA, and1270 SAT or 27 ACT
    • Must apply at honors.fiu.edu/apply
    • No essay or resume required

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    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

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    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

  • Eligible students can access the application through their myFIU portal: http://honors.fiu.edu/apply
  • 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!

Deadlines

The Honors College Important Dates for the 2020-2021 academic year are:

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