Jesup Scott Honors College Admission

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The Jesup Scott Honors College offers enhanced academic and experiential opportunities to highly motivated and talented students in all of the undergraduate colleges at The University of Toledo. The Honors College provides:
- a nurturing and challenging higher education experience
- small-group and discussion-based learning
- unparalleled professional development in your major
- an atmosphere of intellectual and cultural diversity 

The Jesup Scott Honors College is The University of Toledo's premier academic experience, featuring an academic curriculum focused on critical thinking about real-world issues. Honors students pursue an engaging program of study in their major, which meets general education requirements, that uniquely challenges them to develop as thinkers, leaders, researchers, and persons.

As an Honors student, you would enroll in a sequence of specialized Honors classes as well as major courses possessing an enhanced Honors scope. All of these experiences contribute to the required 27 Honors credits earned for the Honors medallion and prepare you for a personalized thesis/capstone project to conclude your undergraduate career. To learn more about the Honors curriculum and graduation requirements, please visit here.

Honors students enjoy priority course registration, access to Honors-specific residence halls, exclusive professional growth and networking opportunities, distinct study abroad trips and research options, fun trips through the Honors Learning Community, as well as access to Honors grants and scholarships.

Direct-from-high school applicants interested in joining the Honors College can submit the necessary supplemental content when completing the general university application. Students can also apply to the Honors College after being accepted to UToledo by emailing us at for the link to the application. Applicants should possess at least a 3.5 high school GPA, but those falling nearly below this threshold are still encouraged to apply. If you do not choose to enroll in the Honors College now, you can do so during your college career after the completion of your first semester but before the beginning of your junior year if you achieve at least a 3.3 cumulative UToledo GPA.

To learn more about what it means to be an Honors student, please explore our Web site here. Please direct any questions or requests to or call us at 419-530-6180.

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Important Dates/Checklist
  • October 1 - FAFSA is accepted for Fall 2021
  • December 1 - Presidential Scholarship deadline
  • Feb- March- Experience Days for admitted students
  • March- Financial Aid packages begin to mail out from UToledo
  • May- Send final official high school transcripts to UToledo
  • June/July- Rocket Launch Orientation
Last Updated: 11/3/21