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Join the Honors Program


 

The University Honors Program seeks students with curiosity and a desire to challenge themselves. The program promotes creativity, intellectual rigor, and collaborative learning through small class experiences and a range of co-curricular activities. Honors students can be members of any undergraduate school at the George Washington University (GW).

 

 

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Apply as a Prospective Student

To join the University Honors Program as you enter the university in your first year, you must apply to our program at the same time as you apply for admission to GW as a whole. Learn more about the application process below.

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Apply as a First Year GW Student

Every year, we admit a small cohort of 15 exceptionally qualified current first year GW students to join the program as sophomores. Learn more about the application process below.

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Honors

 

“[In the UHP,] my peers always pushed me to challenge myself and be the best. Being surrounded by smart, motivated individuals keeps you on your game and pushes you to stretch yourself!”

Colleen Fisher Simmons, Political Science and Spanish, Class of 2008

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