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Application Materials for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming Freshmen

The priority deadline has been extended to November 8.

All applications go through a comprehensive review process that considers each applicant's academic credentials and involvement. The review of University Honors applications includes . . .

  • high school unweighted GPA,
  • high school curriculum,
  • ACT/SAT scores,
  • a resume showing the applicant's extracurricular involvement,
  • and an essay. View our three Fall 2020 Essay Prompts (PDF).

Before applying, be sure to read through our Tips for Applicants.

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