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 13:1 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.