How To Apply to Honors College Programs


The Honors College is comprised of two programs -- the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core and the Honors Program -- and two majors -- Great Texts and University Scholars. Entrance into the Honors College is by way of a program. See how these programs and majors compare and contrast.

It is very important that you are aware of the opportunities and requirements in each of the different programs and majors. To learn more about the opportunities and admission requirements for a specific Honors College program, refer to that program's Website by selecting its name from the following list:



How to apply?

Here is an overview of the application two step process: 

  1. Apply to Baylor University

    For information about applying to Baylor University, go to Baylor Admissions.

  2. Apply to One or More Programs/Majors in the Honors College

    After applying to Baylor University, a prospective student may apply to one or more of the Honors College programs/majors through the Honors College application found in their goBAYLOR account. 

Ready to Apply?

Click here or on the link in the box on the right to view the questions you'll be asked on the Honors College application.


NOTE: Once admitted to an Honors College program, students are classified as an Honors College student. Applicants are encouraged to apply to our programs and to the Honors Residential College (HRC) concurrently. Admission to the HRC is competitive, so apply early! You may access the online HRC application on the HRC Website.