Baylor University

Honors College

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The Honors College encompasses several honors and interdisciplinary programs for highly motivated Baylor students with outstanding high school records. Nearly 80 percent of incoming students plan to pursue study in graduate or professional schools.

The intellectual skills and virtues fostered in the Honors College—arts of rigorous thinking and clarity of expression in written and verbal media—serve students well no matter what professional path or career they pursue.

Funding priorities

  • Dean's Excellence Fund—Your gifts to this fund benefit faculty and students by funding field research, educational travel to conferences or semesters abroad. Such opportunities often qualify participants for internships, awards and grants, enhancing the quality of education within the Honors College.

  • Departmental Excellence Funds—Gifts to these funds help underwrite special projects, student and faculty programs and equipment puchases for each division within the Honors College:


  • Endowed Scholarship Funds—Endowed scholarships, which can be awarded based on need and/or merit, help us recruit the best students and provide more students with the Baylor experience.

For more information about making a gift to the Honors College, contact us online or at (254) 710-2561 or 1-800-229-5678, option 4.

Make your gift online today!