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Freshmen entering the Honors Program are expected to have an SAT of at least 1200 (Critical Reading and Math)/Composite ACT 27 or a ranking in the top 10% of their high school graduating class. They are also expected to exhibit a record of academic achievement and community involvement. Where appropriate, a score of 525 on the TOEFL is also expected. Applicants need to submit all of the following, in addition to the completed Honors Program application form (see below).  
  • A copy of the high school transcript. 
  • A resume of the student's most outstanding accomplishments during high school. 
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, administrators, or supervisors.
  • A cover letter detailing the students educational and career goals and aspirations.

Applicants to the Honors Program must have already applied separately for admission to Lamar University.

Current Lamar University students and transfers:
Current Lamar students or transfers who apply to the Honors Program are expected to have a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA) on at least 12 hours of regular academic courses.   The continuing student's application form must be accompanied by a current resume and a cover letter detailing the student’s academic goals. 

To retain active status in the University Honors Program, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above and participate in Honors classes and Honors Program activities.

Application Form - New Student
Application Form - Current and Transfer Students
* Note: Forms are in Adobe Acrobat Format.

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