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Prospective Students

Honors Students Abroad

Thank you for your interest in University Honors!

High School Students

All first-time freshmen who have been admitted to a baccalaureate college at UC are considered for admission to the University Honors Program (UHP). These students must have completed all elements of the UC application for admission by December 1st. Students do not submit a separate application to the UHP. Invitations to selected students are mailed in mid-February.

Learn more about our admission process for high school students.

UC Students

Are you a UC student enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program who would like to apply to University Honors? If so, learn more about applying to University Honors as a transition student

Transfer Students

Are you a student at another college or university who will be transferring to UC? If so, learn more about applying to the University Honors Program as a transfer student.


513-556-645If you are a current high school student, contact us at 513-556-5652 or

If you are a current UC student or a student transferring to UC, contact us at 513-556-6254 / 513-556-6214 or

Need information about the Cincinnatus Scholarship Program?
Please call 513-556-3400 or email Cincinnatus and University Honors are two different programs and it is best to contact Cincinnatus directly with scholarship questions.

Need information on the UC College of Medicine's Connections Dual Admissions Program?
Please visit their webpage to learn more.

Explore University Honors
We encourage you to explore the rest of our website for information on various aspects of the program such as honors housing, academics, activities & events and first year experience opportunities like the welcome retreat.