Admission & Retention
Smart surroundings. Look to the Honors Studies curriculum to help you create meaning in your life and your community. Stretch your mind and your understanding of cultural environments to make ethical, intellectual and spiritual sense of the world. Discover your path - find your calling - and learn to make choices that make a difference.
Plus - AND THIS IS BIG! - Greensboro College waives the usual overload charge for enrolling in more than 18 credit hours per semester.
Is Honors for you? If your SAT score was 1170 or higher (or your ACT score was 26 or higher) and your high school grade point average was 3.65 or higher, it would be an honor to have you join us.
Entering first year students who have an SAT score of 1170 or higher (or ACT score of 26 or higher) and a high school grade point average of 3.65 or higher are invited to participate in the program. Students transferring into Greensboro College with a college grade point average of 3.25 or higher may participate in the program by contacting the program director. All students who enter the program without the benefit of the First-Year Honors Sequence must demonstrate writing proficiency.
To remain in good standing in the program, honors students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. First-year students must complete the First-Year Honors Sequence; second-year students must complete the Second-Year Honors Sequence; and third-year students must complete HON 3010.
Honors students are expected to participate in extracurricular activities and are expected to conduct themselves in the spirit of the honors program, which is the pursuit of academic excellence. No honors work may be taken Pass/Fail.