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. When applying through the goBAYLOR application, make sure to select interest in the Honors College (under Academic Plans) to receive more information about the programs/ majors before you apply to the Honors College.

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

     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. If you applied through the Common App or Apply Texas, create a goBaylor account and log in to find more information about the Honors College application.

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.