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Esther G. Maynor Honors College
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.521.6841

Location: Hickory Hall
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admission process

Academic Requirements

The Honors College admits a cohort of new freshmen each fall. Entering freshmen are expected to have a minimum combined SAT Math and Critical Reading score of 1100 or an equivalent ACT score of 24. Additionally, a weighted high school GPA of 3.5 is also expected.

Continuing and transfer students are also encouraged to apply. Continuing and transfer students should generally have a 3.5 GPA in 12 or more hours of college level work. Freshmen who are applying during their first semester of course work should adhere to the requirements for new freshmen.

Application Procedure

The Honors College invites applications from new and continuing students throughout the academic year. Students should:

  1. Apply for admission to UNCP and have been notified of their acceptance

  2. Obtain and submit a Honors College application below:

Honors Application Deadlines:

Application deadline for Spring admittance

  • October 1  

Application deadlines for Fall admittance   

  • February 15  (first round)
  • March 15      (second round)
  • May 1          (final round)

*Additional applications may be fielded on a case-by-case basis

Students will receive notification letters regarding application status shortly following each deadline. Additional information regarding honors housing and registration for honors classes will also be disseminated at that point.

Updated: Friday, August 2, 2013


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