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During this season of social distancing, the Honors College has launched the #IamHonors campaign on social media as a source of encouragement and connection for students, faculty, staff, and the entire University of Houston community.

Join us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates!

On Sunday, May 10, 2020, The Honors College broadcasted a live online graduation celebration.

Join us for our Honors Graduation Banquet on Thursday, May 13, 2021. This event event will celebrate our Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates.

From the Dean

Welcome to the Honors College—a vibrant hub of engaging coursework,
rich student life, community collaboration, and co-curricular programming
at the University of Houston. From study abroad to undergraduate research,
from the first-year Human Situation course to the senior honors thesis,
students affiliating with the Honors College enjoy the benefits of a small
undergraduate college while taking advantage of all that our Tier One
research university has to offer. Read on to learn about the
Honors College experience.

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Upcoming Events

Prospective Students

Honors by the Numbers

  • Top 10Top Ten Honors Program in the Nation
  • 27Incoming National Merit and Tier One Recipients
  • 742Fall 2019 Incoming Students
  • 12Fulbright Recipients

Phi Beta Kappa

University of Houston earns entry into the
nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society.

The Human Situation

The Human Situation is the gateway course of the Honors College,
a year-long welcome to the world of ideas.


Bonner Leaders Program

The Bonner Leaders are students dedicated to improving lives in the community.

They respond to the economic, social, and cultural challenges affecting the quality of life in the city of Houston.

The Bonners are top academic performers who learn by engaging in the community.

Through their project-based service, Bonners learn critical skills, including leadership, teamwork, project planning, and time management.