Jesup Scott Honors College Admission

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How To Apply To The Jesup Scott Honors College

Do you want to challenge yourself and develop skills as a thinker, leader and researcher? Consider applying to the Honors College, UToledo's premier academic experience for highly motivated students.

We accept students from all academic colleges and majors. You can still graduate on time if you enroll in the Honors College.

  • Specialized honors courses that offer small group and discussion-based learning
  • Focus on critical thinking about real-world issues
  • Courses in your major with an enhanced honors scope
  • Priority registration
  • Faculty mentorship
  • Honors experiential learning grants
  • Professional growth and networking
  • Study abroad and research opportunities
  • Social activities

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Honors College Application Checklist

1.    Check academic requirements.

2.    Submit Honors College application.

Have you already submitted your UToledo application or Common App?


The UToledo application and the Common App ask if you are interested in applying to the Honors College and include the Honors application. If you didn't complete the Honors application, email and we will send you the application link.


Complete the online UToledo application or the Common App. When asked whether you are interested in applying to the Honors College, check "yes" and complete the prompts.

Our short application includes an essay of 400-500 words on the following topic: Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?

3.    You will be notified by email as soon as your application to the Honors College is processed.


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Last Updated: 10/16/23