University of Southern Indiana

Honors Program Application

If you meet the following criteria, we want you to apply to the Honors Program! Students from all majors are welcome. 

Incoming Freshmen

  • SAT score of 1220 or higher on the Math and Critical Reading sections or ACT composite of 25 or higher, AND
  • High school grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher

If you're a strong student with a high school GPA of 3.5 or above, but you do not meet the test score requirement above, we welcome you to apply to the Honors Program to receive conditional admittance. This group includes international students who may not have taken a standardized test. Please complete the application AND write a short essay (250-500 words) answering the following questions: 

          Why do you want to be part of the Honors Program? Why is academic excellence important to you? 

Transfer Students and Current USI Students

  • Completion of a minimum of 15 credit hours at USI or elsewhere with a cumulative 3.4 GPA 
  • If you have taken Honors courses at another college or university, your Honors credits may transfer. Please email and inquire!

For further information, contact the Honors Program at 812-464-1833 or

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