Pierre Laclede Honors College | UMSL

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Get the best of both worlds at the Pierre Laclede Honors College - a small, liberal-arts style college with a close-knit community inside a large public research university.



What can the Honors College offer you?

  • A liberal arts atmosphere in a large university setting.
  • Curricular tracks for incoming 4-year students, transfer students, and everyone in-between.
  • A 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
  • Small seminar-style, discussion-based courses that focus on writing and critical thinking skills.
  • Merit scholarships for all students admitted in good standing to the program.
  • Writing and participation intensive curriculum designed to engage students.
  • Internship and/or independent study opportunities.
  • Student organizations designed to encourage students to become involved with UMSL and the community.


See the new UMSL commercial featuring Honors Student and Newman Civic Fellow Bella DeArmitt below!


For a student perspective on a core Honors College course, see the recent UMSL Daily article below!


‘Cultural Traditions’ course provides solid foundations for Honors College students’ success

MAR/7/2022 | BY 

See below to learn more about what the Honors College has to offer!

Contact Us!

Pierre Laclede Honors College
1 University Boulevard
Provincial House
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 516-5243
Email: askhonors@umsl.edu

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