Admissions Criteria

Admissions Criteria

The Honors College invites all New freshmen and Transfer students who have been accepted to the University of West Georgia through General Admissions to apply for the Honors College based on the below listed Eligibility Requirements. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors College should fill out the appropriate application after they have been accepted to the University of West Georgia.

Incoming Freshmen - Apply Now!

A high school graduate who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet two of the following five minimum criteria:

  • 3.5 High School GPA
  • 1750 SAT Composite Or 26 ACT Composite
  • 650 SAT Critical Reading Or 28 ACT English
  • 650 SAT Math Or 28 ACT Math
  • 600 SAT Writing Or 26 ACT Writing

*New Freshmen who are non-traditional applicants and therefore may not have any current SAT or ACT scores must wait and apply for the Honors College as a Continuing UWG student (See requirements below).

Transfer Applicants - Apply Now!

A Transfer student who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • 3.2 Transfer GPA
  • 15 college credit hours earned

Transfer students who completed Honors coursework at other Honors Programs or Colleges may be eligible to have those Transfer Honors credits used for their UWG Honors College graduation requirements.

Continuing UWG Students - Apply Now!

A current University of West Georgia student who wishes to be considered for the Honors College must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • 3.2 Overall GPA
  • 15 college credit hours earned

Current UWG students are encouraged to apply to the Honors College before completion of 60 credit hours in order to complete the Honors College graduation requirements.