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The Honors Program offers academically gifted, highly motivated students an exciting and diverse college experience that enhances their undergraduate education.

As of fall 2013, about 100 students make up a thriving, close-knit, diverse academic community.

In small, seminar-style classes, students receive individual attention from a distinguished faculty.

Specially designed honors seminars span the sciences and humanities, offering the freedom to explore an interdisciplinary approach to learning.

All honors classes fulfill general education requirements at USFSP.

Prospective Students

The Honors Program is open to USFSP students from all colleges and majors. Candidates for the four-year program must be entering freshmen; have a high school GPA of 3.7 or above; and a combined SAT math and verbal score of 1250 or higher or an ACT score of 29 or higher.

Candidates for the two-year program must be juniors or junior transfers, have a college/university GPA of 3.5 or higher and be approved by the Honors Program director.

Interested students should complete and submit theĀ Honors Program Application.

Benefits and Opportunities

  • Honors Program scholarship
  • Priority registration
  • Personalized advising
  • Small class size
  • Classes fulfill general education requirements
  • Honors scholarly and social events
  • Research opportunities