The Honors College welcomes applications from students entering the University of Houston as freshmen, students enrolled at the University for one or several semesters and students transferring from other colleges and universities.
There's no substitute for seeing the University of Houston for yourself. We encourage prospective students and their families to meet faculty and staff and see the campus. Prospective students have several opportunities to visit the Honors College — the Cougar Preview, one of our High School Senior Open Houses or an Individual Visit!
The Honors College is a community where motivated students learn and grow together. We provide the personal support and advantages of a small liberal arts college together with the rich resources and diversity of a large metropolitan university.
An English major in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Holeman is fueled by a passion for Black literature and an innate desire to study the intricate interplay of culture and gender. This exploration is evident in her admiration for the works of authors such as Dante, Gwendolyn Brooks and Gayl Jones.
The University of Houston World Cultures and Literatures program is ever-expanding. Hailed for providing students unique opportunities to explore global culture and art, WCL organized five summer internship opportunities at leading cultural institutions, offering undergraduate students the chance to make a meaningful impact on the art and cultural scene.
The Honors College at the University of Houston is pleased to welcome Dr. Heidi Appel as its new dean. She officially began her tenure July 1, 2023, after serving as dean of the Jesup Scott Honors College at the University of Toledo.
Honors in Action
Visit Honors in Action, a selection of media highlighting Honors College events and programs.