The University Honors Program (UHP) is a rigorous academic program founded in the Jesuit liberal arts tradition. In 2011, the University Honors Program received more than 170 qualified applications from outstanding students nationwide, and welcomed 40 new students into the Honors Program in the fall.
Acceptance into the program is very competitive, and there are a limited number of seats available. The application requirements for new, transfer and currently-enrolled Loyola University New Orleans students are listed below.
The admissions process for Qualified Transfer Students, Currently Enrolled Students, and New Students for 2013 has begun. Honors Priority deadline for application consideration is February 15, 2013.
New Students for Fall 2013:
Applications to the University Honors Program will also be accepted from qualified transfer students who will be entering their sophomore year at Loyola. Requirements include a 3.3 cumulative GPA from your previous college or university. Transfer students should keep in mind that full completion of the UHP requires at least 27 semester hours of Honors courses in 8 subject areas.
Please be sure to speak with an academic counselor about how entering the Honors Program will affect your degree program based on your eligible transfer credits.
Students at Loyola University New Orleans who achieve academic excellence in their first year may apply to enter the Honors Program. A Loyola University GPA of 3.3 is required for consideration. Be sure to speak with an advisor about how acceptance to the Honors Program will affect your current degree program.