Why Honors at USA?
The Best of Both Worlds
Put simply, the USA Honors College is designed to give the best students the best of both worlds: the personal attention, small classes, community, and unique experiences of the small college, but with the diversity, opportunities, and prestigious faculty of a growing research-intensive University.
Consider the Scholarly, Social, and Financial benefits of USA Honors:
Courses designed to challenge your cognitive abilities while engaging real world situations
Small, Honors-Only Sections of Many Required Courses
Individual Faculty Research Mentoring
A Community of Scholars
The Bethel - Your Honors Home on Campus
Honors College Association
The Honors College offers competitive scholarships--for more information see these Scholarships for Freshmen Students. The College also has a strong track record of helping students earn nationally prestigious fellowships as Hollings, Goldwater, Fulbright, and Udall Fellowships. Finally, the Honors College offers funded opportunities for enhanced community, travel, and intellectual experiences.