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from the dean

welcome to the honors college—a vibrant hub of engaging coursework, rich student life, community
collaboration, and co-curricular programming at the university of houston. from study abroad to
undergraduate research, from the first-year human situation course to the senior honors thesis,
students affiliating with the honors college enjoy the benefits of a small undergraduate college
while taking advantage of all that our tier one research university has to offer. read on to learn
about the honors college experience.

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prospective students

honors by the numbers

  • top 10top ten honors program in the nation
  • 25incoming national merit finalists (five-year average)
  • 694incoming students each fall (five-year average)
  • 10,000pounds of food delivered by the bonner's campus kitchen program!

phi beta kappa

university of houston earns entry into the
nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society.

the human situation

the human situation is the gateway course of the honors college,
a year-long welcome to the world of ideas.



   in memoriam: professor andy little

     read and post tributes here 

sixty years of honors education

the year 2018 marks 60 years of honors education at the university of houston. 

the honors college continues to lead the way forward, both for the university of houston and for the city of houston itself.