The Honors College
An academic home for students who seek intellectual challenges, the Honors College helps students broaden beyond their field of study in a community that provides an experience much like a small, liberal arts college.
You’re invited to join the Honors College, with
- A small, tight-knit community
- One-on-one/dedicated, holistic advising from the Honors College
- Study abroad, research, conference, service learning, and internship opportunities
- The opportunity to spend your first year in the Honors College Living Learning Community
- Small, engaging, interdisciplinary Honors College classes and enriched versions of regular classes exclusively for Honors College students
- On-campus social events and off-campus cultural experiences and day-trips in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere
How We Support Our Scholars
Being in the Honors College provides you with great opportunities for one-on-one attention:
500 students make us a close, tight-knit community
Small seminars allow students to work closely with faculty on some of todays’ most pressing problems
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First-Year Early Action Undergraduate Admissions
We strongly recommend submitting your application to UMBC and to the Honors College by the Early Action deadline.
First-Year Regular Decision Undergraduate Admissions
Final deadline for both UMBC and the Honors College for first-year students. Remember, you’ll need to apply for the Honors College as well as to the university.
Transfer Priority Undergraduate Admissions Application Deadline for the Fall Semester
We encourage transfer students to submit their application to UMBC and to the Honors College by this deadline.
Transfer Regular Application Deadline for the
Final deadline for both UMBC and the Honors College for Transfer Students. Remember, you’ll need to apply for the Honors College as well as to the university.