Honors Programs

Twin Rise 100D
(716) 878-3093


The Honors Program admits students who have excelled in high school or early in their college experience. Selective admission rewards students with opportunities for applied internships, interdisciplinary courses, scholarships, and research. Participants engage in special seminars, social activities, and are allowed priority registration. Students have access to their own residence hall and lounge.

Muriel A. Howard Honors Program

The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program is an academically challenging opportunity for high-achieving first-year and transfer students. Students in this program may be rewarded with scholarships and awards and follow a specially designed curriculum that transforms their college experience. Students entering the program are required to maintain a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA and complete seven honors courses that include a 1-credit freshman honors seminar, an honors senior seminar, and five general education courses. An applied learning component (research, creative project, internship, service project, or study abroad) is also required and is often satisfied through major requirements.