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Honors College

Honors College Admissions

Incoming freshmen with a score of 29 or higher on the ACT or a score of 1330 or higher on the SAT are invited to apply to the Honors College.

Application Requirements

Please review these application requirements before submitting your application.

December 11, 2023 is the deadline for ALL materials. Application documents will be submitted electronically via the MC Student Application Portal. Please advise your recommenders of this due date. 

Honors College Application

Begin your 2024 Honors College application by completing the following form.

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Interview Process

Upon review of all completed applications, selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Honors College interview process. Interviews for the Honors College will be conducted on January 29, 2024 and February 1, 2024. Applicants to the Honors College will be interviewed on campus by Honors College faculty members. A dinner will be held on the evening of your HC interview at 6:30 p.m., and all competing scholars and their accompanying family are invited to attend. Students selected for an interview will participate in MMI style interviews.

Additional Opportunities 

Honors College applicants are strongly encouraged to also compete in the Select Scholars Competition; the two competitions are not mutually exclusive. Students also participating in this competition will have an additional interview with the Admissions Committee on the following day. Please see the Select Scholars Competition page for additional information and requirements.


If you have any questions or problems with the application process, please contact MC Admissions info. 601.925.3800 or