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Eligibility

Incoming freshmen accepted to Texas State and admitted to the Honors College usually meet or exceed at least one of the following criteria. 

  • Top 10 percent of high school graduating class
  • ACT composite score of 27
  • SAT score of 1270 (calculated as Math + Verbal scores)
  • Completed the AP Capstone Program

Transfer students and currently enrolled Texas State students should have a GPA of 3.25 or greater. View the Transfer Planning Guide here.

Deadline Information

The Honors College accepts applications on a rolling basis so there is no deadline for Honors College applications.

However...

  • Incoming freshmen planning to enroll in a fall semester must apply and be admitted by April 1 in order to register for Honors courses during New Student Orientation. Applicants accepted after April 1 will be unable to register for Honors classes until the late registration period in August.
  • Incoming transfer students will not receive priority registration benefits until their first semester at Texas State University.
  • Current Texas State students must apply before 5 p.m. September 1 or February 1 to ensure the benefit of priority registration. Priority registration is not available to incoming transfer students.

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If you still have questions about applying, please call us at 512.245.2266.