Honors Program

Eligibility & Retention Requirements


Incoming or First Time Freshman

Interested applicants that are incoming or first time freshman must satisfy one of these requirements.

  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 
  • Minimum ACT score of 28 (or SAT score of 1300)

Please note, GPA is weighted more heavily than ACT score.

Current/Transfer students

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5

Students who do not meet these criteria may appeal to the Honors Advisory Board for probationary admission to the program. 


To remain in good standing, all accepted members need to maintain a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 and an Honors GPA of 3.0. Students not meeting these criteria will be put on probation, and their status will be reevaluated after one semester.

If you have questions, we encourage you to email honors@washburn.edu, call 785-670-1342, or drop by our office in Henderson Learning Center (HC) 110.

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