Honors College

Are you a talented, highly motivated, enthusiastic student constantly pushing the boundaries of your knowledge? Do you seek the intimacy of a small college yet appreciate the breadth of a large, distinguished research institution? Then the MU Honors College welcomes you.

The Honors College offers challenging courses — along with programs and extra-curricular activities — for an enriched academic and social experience. You’ll work closely with professors to create assignments, pursue higher intellectual goals, take on more extensive reading, conduct ambitious lab work and engage in deeper discussions. You’ll also have the opportunity to live in honors housing and earn an honors certificate.

Apply to the Honors College

The benefits of being an honors college student:

  • Guaranteed or early admission to some MU professional programs and undergraduate majors
  • Honors Freshman Interest Groups (FIGs)
  • Discovery Fellows paid research opportunities
  • Honors College advisers in addition to your advisor for your major


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