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Learn more about each Honors College program during "Friday With Honors," a weekly event for prospective students.


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Residential College

The Residential College is open to all students enrolled in an Honors College academic program. Admission is by special application only.

Are you interested in being fully informed? Do ideas continue to capture your interest beyond just the next exam or term paper deadline? Then look no further than the Honors Program, which is not limited to any one major, and which shapes you toward independent and innovative research within a supportive community.

The Honors Program is designed to enhance and enrich the academic experience of talented, highly motivated students at Baylor University.

  • Benefit from one-to-one mentoring with an academic advisor that extends to one-to-one mentoring with a thesis director.
  • Enjoy smaller, challenging classes that supplement degrees while probing disciplinary boundaries and the nature of truth.
  • Learn disciplined writing that culminates in a senior thesis.

  • Commune with kindred thinkers in film and book clubs that nourish the mind and soul.