A Community of Scholars
The University undergraduate honors curricula are designed to offer students extra challenges within a community of committed scholars. Suffolk applicants who indicate on the Suffolk Supplement form that they would like to be considered for the Honors Program and have all application materials received by the Office of Undergraduate Admission no later than January 15, 2013.
The program features outstanding academic opportunities, mentoring, and recognition events from orientation through graduation. Academic and social events are designed to promote leadership and public service, so students may develop valuable networking and other career-oriented skills.
For admission to the Honors Program, entering freshman students (both domestic and international) who are accepted to the College of Arts and Sciences and Sawyer Business School will normally meet at least two of the following criteria:
- Academic GPA of 3.75/4.0;
- Class rank within upper 10 percent (if class rank is available);
- SAT scores of 1850; or
- ACT scores of 28; and
- TOEFL scores of 100 on the internet based exam, if applicable.
Special Benefits and Recognition for Honors Scholars
Honors scholars enjoy the following opportunities:
- Guaranteed housing in University residence halls through their sophomore year
- Priority course registration
- Designated Honors Program advisors
- Application assistance, when applicable, for Fulbright, Marshall, Rhodes, and other post-graduate academic and scholarship programs
- Honors Program designation on official academic transcript
- Special listing in commencement program