Admission After Freshman Year

Current U of M-Twin Cities and transfer students are accepted into the University Honors Program every fall semester on a space-available basis.

Eligibility Requirements

In order for your application to be considered, you must have:
  • a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5
  • a history of strong performance in major and prerequisite coursework
  • a planned graduation date of spring 2020 or later (for students admitted fall 2018)
Please note that admission is highly competitive. The mean GPA for students admitted to the program is 3.86. Admitted students have also demonstrated a strong interest in research, scholarship, or artistic activity.

Application Deadlines and Additional Information

The application for fall 2019 admission will be available October 2018.


Deadline for current U of M–Twin Cities students: February 1, 2019


Deadline for fall 2019 transfer students: June 1, 2019


Current U of M–Twin Cities students will be notified of their admission decision by early March 2019.


Interested transfer students are encouraged to apply prior to receiving notice of admission to the U of M-Twin Cities campus. University Honors Program admission decisions will be sent following Twin Cities campus decisions.


If you have any questions regarding your Admissions decision, please contact the University Honors Program at no later than two weeks following notification of your decision.

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