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From the Dean

Welcome to the Honors College—a vibrant hub of engaging coursework,
rich student life, community collaboration, and co-curricular programming
at the University of Houston. From study abroad to undergraduate research,
from the first-year Human Situation course to the senior honors thesis,
students affiliating with the Honors College enjoy the benefits of a small
undergraduate college while taking advantage of all that our Tier One
research university has to offer. Read on to learn about the
Honors College experience.

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Prospective Students

Honors by the Numbers

  • Top 10Top Ten Honors Program in the Nation
  • 27Incoming National Merit and Tier One Recipients
  • 742Fall 2019 Incoming Students
  • 12Fulbright Recipients

Phi Beta Kappa

University of Houston earns entry into the
nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society.

The Human Situation

The Human Situation is the gateway course of the Honors College,
a year-long welcome to the world of ideas.


Sixty Years of Honors Education

The year 2018 marks 60 years of Honors education at the University of Houston. 

The Honors college continues to lead the way forward, both for the University of Houston and for the city of Houston itself.