Meet: The UVM Honors College
The Honors College functions as the physical and intellectual home for high achieving students from all academic disciplines at the University of Vermont. The college provides its students with small seminars, exceptional housing, priority registration, and the opportunity to graduate from the university with the prestigious designation of Honors College Scholar. In addition, the Honors College houses co-curricular advising and other scholarly resources available for all UVM students.
Learn more about the Honors College invitation process for first year students, the application process for sophomores, or ways that all students can take part in research, innovation, and discovery in their fields at UVM:
First Year Invitation
Each fall approximately 225 first year students join the Honors College. During the college admission process the Honors College sends out invitations to a select group of students in mid-January (for early action applicants) and mid-March (for regular decision applicants). Learn more about the first year invitation process for the Honors College.
Current UVM students who are not in the Honors College may apply to join through the college’s sophomore strongly encouraged to apply for sophomore admission process. Each fall an additional 100 UVM sophomores join the Honors College. Learn more about the sophomore admission process for the Honors College.
Opportunities for undergraduate research at UVM are extensive and limited only by your imagination. Research can be conducted independently, on a team, directed by a faculty member, within the university, or in an outside facility. UVM’s FOUR (Fellowships, Opportunities, and Undergraduate Research) office works with all UVM undergraduates to get involved in research, discovery, innovation, creativity, or other scholarly work on the cutting edge of their field. Learn more about undergraduate research at UVM.
From the Fulbright Scholarship to the Rhodes Scholarship, all students at the University of Vermont receive one-on-one mentoring and advising for nationally competitive scholarship and fellowship applications. Learn more about fellowships at UVM.