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Apply to Honors and amplify your KU education 

Fulfill your potential with all the benefits of a small college at a large, tier-one research university.

As a nationally recognized honors program, we create unique academic pathways for each student through personalized advising, study abroad opportunities, undergraduate research, leadership advancement, and more.

Through small, discussion-based honors courses, our students form a diverse community of scholars who are deeply committed to their undergraduate education.

Ready to learn more? 

Apply now!

Questions? Check out our FAQs or get in touch with the Honors admission team.

KU Today
Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty