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The Mahurin Honors College Admissions Timeline

 #MHC25 Application Timeline



July 14, 2020

#MHC25 Application Released

Any current high school seniors who [are interested in The Mahurin Honors College at WKU] are encouraged to apply.  For more information about requirements to apply, please visit https://www.wku.edu/honors/admissions/apply/index.php.  To start the application, please visit https://acsapps.wku.edu/pls/prod/twbkwbis.P_WKULogin?ret_code=H.

Prior to November 1, 2020

Submit your WKU Admissions Materials

In order to have everything in place for your MHC Honors application, we highly encourage the following materials to be submitted to WKU Admissions prior to November 1 of your senior year:

  • WKU Application for Admission
  • Official High School Transcript
  • ACT or SAT Scores
  • Application Fee ($45 to WKU Admissions)

Prior to December 1, 2020

Submit your MHC Application

December 1 of your senior year is the Priority Deadline for The Mahurin Honors College's admissions applciation.

To be considered for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship, you must submit your MHC application prior to December 1.

February 1, 2021

Submit your TOPDollar Scholarship Application

To be fully considered for scholarships at Western Kentucky University, you must complete the TOPDollar Scholarship Application (and any subsequent materials) prior to the February 1, 2021 deadline.

Mid-February 2021

MHC Admissions Notifications

We will release MHC Admissions Decisions via email and parcel mail.

Every applicant will find out about their status regardless of the decision.

Early-March 2021

Cherry Presidential Scholarship Announced

Decisions released for all Cherry Presidential recipients.

Late March 2021

Register for TOP and Housing

To register for a Topper Orientation Retreat session, please visit https://www.wku.edu/top/.

For more information on applying for Housing, please visit https://www.wku.edu/housing/apply/.


May 1, 2021

#MHC25 H4 Application Released

The annual Honors Freshman Orientation Retreat (H4) will take place in early-mid August. This is a four-day program for freshmen Honors students. The event is held at Deer Run Retreat Center, located in Thompson’s Station, Tenn. For more information, follow this link https://www.wku.edu/honors/h4/index.php.

May 1, 2021

#MHC25 Enrollment Deadline

If you are accepted into The Mahurin Honors College, this is the deadline to submit your enrollment form. Your enrollment form is mandatory and serves as your official committment to become an Honors Scholar.

May 1, 2021

#MHC25 Scholarship Action Deadline

Deadline to accept all scholarships via TopNet.

July 2021

Housing Assignments and H4 Notifications

Housing assignments and roommates for all students living on-campus will be released in July.

You will also hear back with more specific information regarding H4.

August 2021

Attend H4 and M.A.S.T.E.R Plan(And get ready for the best 4 years of your educational career!)

 We can't wait to see you on the Hill!

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 Last Modified 7/16/20