Students who have already been admitted to Illinois State University, have an ACT in the upper 20s, a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater, and evidence of extracurricular/community involvement are encouraged to submit an application for admission to the Honors Program.
Admission to the Honors Program is competitive and space is limited. The application consists of two parts: Prospective students report their academic credentials and compose written responses to the provided prompts. Each student's application is carefully reviewed, with academic credentials and the quality of written responses having equal importance.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and prospective students can expect to receive a written reply within 3-4 weeks.Applications received by March 1, 2017 will receive priority consideration for admission. The final application deadline is April 1, 2017.
Students who have already been admitted to Illinois State University and have an ACT composite score of 30 or above are eligible to apply for the Presidential Scholarship and admission to the Honors Program. This process is by invitation only and is coordinated through the Office of Admissions.