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The Honors Program at Austin Peay State University

The Honors Program is designed to challenge students and provide opportunities for creative exploration and intellectual development. The program requires motivated students to fulfill 30 Honors credit hours, both in the general education core and in upper-division courses in their majors.

What qualifications do I need to apply to the Honors Program?

Eligible applicants must have a minimum ACT composite score of 26 and a high school cumulative grade point average (unweighted) of 3.50. High-achieving students who transfer to Austin Peay can also apply to the Honors Program, but must first contact the Honors Program director at kenneym@apsu.edu.

What benefits will I receive from being in the Honors Program?

What is Required of Honors Program Students?

Students admitted into the Honors Program must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25.  They are also required to complete at least one three-credit hour Honors experience each semester.  These experiences are available in the following areas: Honors sections of individual courses, study-abroad courses, service-learning courses, research-intensive courses, and credit-bearing internships.