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Eligibility 

The Mahurin Honors College welcomes current WKU students and transfer students to apply for admission based on the following categories of eligibility:

First-Semester Freshmen

  • Eligibility:  Must have completed first semester at WKU with a 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Suggested application deadline:  After completion of first semester at WKU and prior to January 15.

Current or Transfer Students (18-45 total hours)

  • Eligibility:  No more than 45 total hours of college coursework completed and in-progress with a 3.5 cumulative GPA.  Eligible for the full 33-hour Mahurin Honors College curriculum.
  • Suggested application deadline:  For spring semester admission, apply no later than January 15.  For fall semester admission, apply no later than August 15.

Current or Transfer Students (45-75 total hours)

  • Eligibility:  Between 45-75 total hours of college coursework completed and in-progress with a 3.5 cumulative GPA.  Only eligible for the Honors in the Major program.
  • Suggested application deadline:  For spring semester admission, apply no later than January 15.  For fall semester admission, apply no later than August 15.

 

Application Components

  • Verification of collegiate academic information,
  • Extracurricular activities and leadership summary
  • Essays and short answer questions
  • All application materials must be submitted using the online application

 

 

 

Admissions Questions?

RyleZack Ryle
Assistant Director
Enrollment and Brand Management

270-745-2761
zack.ryle@wku.edu

 

 

Important Links

Welcome to Admissions

This page will introduce you to The Mahurin Honors College's Admission Process.

Schedule a Visit

We would love to see you and your family on campus.

Admissions Eligibility

Eligibility requirements for those pursuing admission to The Mahurin Honors College.

Application Components and Suggestions 

This page details the sections of our application, including essay prompts and the involvement summary.

Current and Transfer Admissions Requirements

This page details the requirements for both current WKU students and transfer students wishing to apply to The Mahurin Honors College.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

This page details some of the scholarships offered through The Mahurin Honors College as well as those at Western Kentucky University.

Membership Fee

Futher clarification is given on the fee for Honors, as well as some FAQ's related to the fee.

Meet our Ambassadors

The HonorsToppers are the official ambassadors for The Mahurin Honors College.  These students lead the VIP Visits for each prospective student/family.

H4 - Honors Freshmen Retreat

This page will include all information relevant to our freshmen orientation retreat, H4.



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 Last Modified 6/17/20