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Western Kentucky University

Honors College


The Honors College encourages all qualified high school senior applicants to apply to the Honors College by the priority deadline of December 1. Honors College applications are considered for competitive admission in the incoming freshman class of 325 students on a rolling basis, and current or transfer students on a space-permitting basis.


Prospective Student Checklist

Get our comprehensive list of all the applications, forms and deadlines you need to have on your radar during your senior year of high school.



Are you ready to apply? The Honors College looks forward to reviewing your application soon!


Eligibility for First-Time Freshmen

View the current requirements to apply for to the Honors College as a high school senior.


Current and Transfer Student Admission

Current WKU students and transfer students are evaluated on a space availability basis. View the requirements for transfer admission.


WKU Admissions

Honors College applicants must first be admitted to WKU for general admission. Remember to complete your WKU Application for Admission early. Learn more on the admissions website.

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 Last Modified 9/30/15