West Georgia’s Honors College attracts the brightest of students regionally and nationally. The College fosters an atmosphere of cooperative learning, creative engagement, and innovative pedagogy to ensure that students have an environment in which they can excel and achieve their academic goals.
Students in the Honors College have the opportunity to engage with faculty and other honors students in small, rigorous classes and are encouraged and supported in undergraduate research endeavors, undergraduate publishing, undergraduate grant writing, community service activities, and preparation for postgraduate study or career success.
The Honors College at West Georgia was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia in 1999 and was the first Honors College in the state system. The aim of the College has always been to provide the best environment for students to pursue academic excellence and to engage in the life of the mind for the enrichment of themselves and their communities.