University Honors ProgramUniversity of Cincinnati

University Honors Program

Requirements

For students admitted to the University Honors Program in or after 12FS

Distinguished University Honors Scholar

Same requirements as University Honors Scholar (directly below) and with a cumulative University GPA of 3.75 or above

University Honors Scholar

Students are required to have a cumulative University GPA of 3.4 or above and to complete the following requirements:

To review a year-by-year chart of University Honors Program requirements  please select the academic year in which you were admitted.

For students admitted to the University Honors Program between 07A and 12S

Distinguished University Honors Scholar

Same requirements as University Honors Scholar (directly below) and with a cumulative University GPA of 3.75 or above

University Honors Scholar

Students are required to have a cumulative University GPA of 3.4 or above and to complete the following requirements:

*Students who were admitted in or after 07A and graduated prior to the transition to semesters were required to complete 6 honors experiences.

To review a year-by-year chart of University Honors Program requirements  please select the academic year in which you were admitted: 

For students admitted to the Honors Scholars Program between 99A and 07U

Students may graduate from the University Honors Program with one of the following three designations:

Distinguished Honors Scholar

  • Same as Honors Scholar (below) but with a cumulative University GPA of 3.75 or above.

Honors Scholar

  • Complete 36 hours of Honors course work
  • Complete 9 hours of  honors seminar courses, these 9 hours are included in the total of 36 above
  • Cumulative University GPA of 3.2 or above

Lower Division Honors

  • Complete 24 hours of Honors course work
  • Cumulative University GPA of 3.2 or above