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Honors Program in Engagement & Scholarship (HOPES)


To be eligible for admission, first-year students (freshman) must have one of the following:

  • A minimum ACT score of 25 or higher; or
  • A minimum SAT score of 1200 or higher; or
  • A high school GPA of 3.50 or higher (on a 4.00 scale).

Students seeking admission after at least one academic term at a university must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30. The program is open only to baccalaureate students taking eight or more credits each term.

»Submit a Statement of Intent

Alternate Admission
If you do not meet the GPA or ACT requirements, you may still apply with the following forms.
» Application and Personal Data Form
» Letter of Recommendation Form