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 2024 or later (for students admitted fall 2022)
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 and Deadlines

The application period for Fall 2021 admission is now closed.
  • Applications for fall 2022 admission will be posted sometime in October/November 2021.
  • The deadline for current U of M–Twin Cities students to apply for fall 2022 post-freshman admission will be January 28, 2022
  • The deadline for fall 2022 transfer students will be June 1, 2022


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

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