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*
    • 300-500 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
    • Resumé
    • Completed Honors College Application

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

  • Automatic Acceptance

    • Available for Incoming Freshmen
    • 4.0 weighted GPA AND 1280 SAT or 27 ACT
    • Must apply at my.fiu.edu
    • No essay or resumé required

  • Incoming Transfer Students

    • 3.5 college GPA
    • 2 years remaining in program of study
    • 300-500 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
    • Resumé
    • Completed Honors College Application

  • Automatic Acceptance

    • Available for Incoming Transfer Students
    • 3.7 college GPA
    • 2 years remaining in program of study
    • Must apply at my.fiu.edu
    • No essay or resumé required

  • Current FIU Students

    • 3.5 FIU GPA
    • 2 years remaining in program of study
    • 300-500 word personal statement “Why I want to join the Honors College”
    • Resumé
    • Completed Honors College Application

  • Automatic Acceptance

    • 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 resumé 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


Student Categories

  • Incoming Freshmen
    • High school seniors admitted for early fall 2023 or fall 2023. Note: Those admitted to spring 2024 will need to apply during the fall 2024 admission cycle.
  • Incoming Transfer Students
    • Students admitted for summer 2023 or fall 2023 who are attending or attended a college/university after graduating high school. Must have at least 2 years remaining in their program of study.
  • Current FIU Students
    • Degree-seeking students currently enrolled at FIU with at least 2 years remaining in their program of study. Note: This category may include students admitted to spring 2023.

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”
      • Why do you want to join the Honors College?
        Please write a personal statement (300 to 500 words) of why you want to join the Honors College. How can the Honors College help you achieve your academic and career goals? Please be specific.
    • Upload your resumé
      • Please upload your resume. Be sure to include volunteer experience and extracurricular activities.
  • 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