Admissions Deadlines: 

To be admitted to the Honors College, students must apply by one of the deadline dates listed below:

Deadline 1 for Fall and Spring Semester:  November 1st
Deadline 2 for Fall Semester: January 15th
Deadline 3 for Fall Semester May 1st

Admissions Criteria:

The Honors College invites all First-Year and Transfer students who have been accepted to the University of West Georgia through General Admissions to apply for the Honors College based on the below listed Eligibility Requirements. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors College should fill out the appropriate application after they have been accepted to the University of West Georgia.

Incoming First-Year Students - Apply Now!

 First-Year Student Admission to the Honors College is based on a holistic evaluation of your high school GPA, ACT or SAT test scores, and your Honors Admissions essay. Criteria listed below should be viewed as target criteria. While priority consideration will be given to students who meet or exceed the requirements, the Honors College Admissions Committee takes into consideration the totality of each student's application.

Generally, students accepted into the Honors College meet at least two of the following criteria:

  • 3.5 High School GPA
  • 1250 SAT Composite/ Or 26 ACT Composite
  • 680 SAT EBRW/ Or 28 ACT English
  • 670 SAT Math/ Or 28 ACT Math
  • 26 ACT ELA

*New First-Year Students who are non-traditional applicants and therefore may not have any current SAT or ACT scores must wait and apply for the Honors College as a Continuing UWG student (See requirements below).

Transfer Applicants - Apply Now!

 A Transfer student who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • 3.2 Transfer GPA
  • 15 college credit hours earned

Transfer students who completed Honors coursework at other Honors Programs or Colleges may be eligible to have those Transfer Honors credits used for their UWG Honors College graduation requirements.

Continuing UWG Students - Apply Now!

 A current University of West Georgia student who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • 3.2 Overall GPA
  • 15 college credit hours earned

Current UWG students are encouraged to apply to the Honors College before completion of 45 credit hours in order to complete the Honors College graduation requirements.