Honors Eligibility Requirements

Honors distinction is only offered to students who are enrolled as full-time SHSU students. These students should be enrolled in face-to-face courses rather than online courses.

The requirements for admission to the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College are as follows:

EligibilityReqs-Incoming Freshman


EligibilityReqs-CurrentSHSUStudents


EligibilityReqs-TransferStudents


Note: If you feel that you are eligible to join, but your standardized test scores fall below the minimum requirements, you are encouraged to apply. SAT and ACT scores are only one of the many requirements considered during the selection process. You may want to include an explanation in the form of a cover letter outlining why you believe that you should be considered a potential candidate. 

If you have any questions at all about whether you are eligible to join, please contact us at (936) 294-1477 or honors@shsu.edu.


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The Elliott T. Bowers Honors College

Academic Building IV Suite 201 | Box 2479 | Huntsville, Texas 77341-2479

Phone: (936) 294.1477 | Email: honors@shsu.edu

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