Joining the Honors Program

Honors Program Benefits

The Honors Program offers students a rigorous curriculum of challenging classes while providing opportunities to pursue independent study and research with faculty mentors.

Why Choose the Honors Program

  • $1,500 annual scholarship, renewable each year students remain in good standing in the Honors Program
  • Exclusive access to an Honors-only lounge and suite-style housing in our Honors Living Learning Community
  • Small, seminar-style classes taught by top Honors Faculty Scholars
  • Guaranteed internships or co-ops on or off-campus.
  • Three-year degree option with automatic admission into master’s program of your choosing in year four (when applicable)
  • One-on-one opportunities for research or directed study with faculty
  • Numerous co-curricular activities and community events throughout the year (banquet, plays, concerts, etc)
  • Honors Student Council and other opportunities to participate in service with other Honors students
  • Specialized advising and priority course registration

Recognition at Commencement

Honors graduates will receive recognition upon graduation and the Honors Program seal will be noted on diplomas to signify a student’s achievement. In order to achieve Honors recognition at graduation, students must complete 8 honors courses, including a senior capstone. Students must achieve a 3.4 GPA by the end of their first year and maintain a 3.5 thereafter.

Honors Commons

The Honors Commons located in North Residential Village is an innovative 24/7 space for Honors students equipped with study spaces, a kitchenette and other perks. A truly active and vibrant space, the Honors Commons strengthens the community and provides resources to ensure student success.

Class of 2021: Where Are They Now?

Employers who hired our Honors grads:
  • Boston Children’s Hospital: Patient Experience Rep
  • GEI Consultants: Geotechnical Engineer
  • Goldman Sachs: Operations Analyst
  • Northland Investment Corporation: Asset Management Coordinator
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers: Core Tax Associate
  • Raytheon: Systems Engineer, Financial Analyst, Software Engineer
  • Signifier Medical Technologies: Marketing Associate
  • Woodard & Curran: Engineer 1
  • Wright Pierce: Civil Engineer
Graduate schools where they attend:
  • Baylor University
  • Bentley University
  • Boston College
  • Merrimack College
  • New England College of Dental Medicine
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
  • William James College