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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

Admission Criteria for the University College Honors Program at Penn State Fayette

  • Full-time and part-time associate and baccalaureate degree students are eligible for enrollment in the University College Honors Program.
  • Enrollment of first-year students in the University College Honors Program is limited to 10 percent of the incoming class.
  • Specific criteria for admission to the University College Honors Program include:
    1. First-year students will be selected from the pool of students with high school grade point averages of 3.2 or better and/or SAT scores of 1100 or better.
    2. Students may be considered for enrollment upon completion of 12 credits of college-level (non-remedial) course work, with a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.
    3. Students transferring from another institution should have completed 12 or more credits with a grade point average of 3.4 at that institution to be considered for admission.

Retention Standards

  • Honors students should generally enroll in at least one Honors class per semester.
  • Honors students should maintain a 3.2 GPA.
  • Honors students may be granted probationary status for one semester.