Kutztown's distinctive Honors Program is open to qualified students in all major fields. The Honors Program is designed to provide academic and leadership opportunities.
The program, which is undergraduate in nature and open to full-time students, is comprised of a minimum of 21 credits in Honors courses including a senior Honors thesis project. The 21 Honors credits count toward the students' minimum of 120 credits that is regularly required for graduation. Honors students select specially designed Honors courses, course-by-contracts, independent studies, and internships to earn Honors credit. In addition, a 30 hour service component supplements Honors Program coursework.
Prospective students who have applied to Kutztown University and have been identified as potential Honors students based on their high school record and SAT scores, transfer students from other Honors Programs, and incumbent students who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher are invited to join the Honors Program. The Honors Program at Kutztown University offers an enriching academic and social opportunity for high-achieving students.