Mission and Program
The Honors College Story
Steps to Apply
Named Scholarships for Future Students
Academic Advising and Course Registration
Departmental Honors, Honors Societies, and Degree Honors
Faculty and Staff
Helpful Guidelines for Teaching in Honors
Alumni and Friends
Giving to the Honors College
Bohnenkamp Scholarship Fund
Alumni Trivia Night
Meet Our Scholars
OSP in Action
Sponsors and Donors
Directions to Honors College
We are ecstatic that you are interested in applying to the Pierre Laclede Honors College! All students interested in applying to the Honors College must complete the steps below.
Apply to UMSL
To apply to UMSL, please follow the instructions found on the UMSL Office of Admissions web page.
Submit the Honors College Application
The Pierre Laclede Honors College has its own application that must be submitted in addition to UMSL's application for undergraduate admission.
Submit Two Writing Samples
Because the Honors College has a focus on writing, you will need to submit two recent writing samples. These can be essays or papers with or without teacher comments.
Two Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation will need to be mailed to the Admissions Representative. These letters should come from someone who can speak to your potential as an Honors College student at UMSL.