Apply to the Honors College

Before you apply to the Honors College, you must be admitted to or currently attending the University of Texas at Arlington.  If you have not yet applied for admissions to UTA, please contact the Office of Admissions for more information on the UTA application process. For Honors College Admissions Requirements, please click here.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

  • If you are an incoming first-time freshman or transfer student for Fall 2024 and want to be eligible to register for Honors-designated courses for your summer New Maverick Orientation session, you must apply by March 20th.
  • First-time Freshmen students who are interested in housing placement in the Honors Residential Learning Community in Vandergriff Hall and receive access to apply for the Honors Theme Housing Scholarship must also apply by  March 20th.
  • The final deadline to join the Honors College for Fall 2024 is June 30, 2024.

Admissions Process

  1. Create an account at
  2. Complete the application questions
  3. Upload your academic resume (an example is provided on the application)
  4. Upload your essay that fully answers the prompt
  5. Input the email of someone who can write a recommendation letter on your behalf
  6. Click submit and wait for a decision

All applications will be reviewed after the deadline for your cycle (see dates above). Decisions will be sent to your UTA email address 1-2 weeks after the deadline has passed. For example, students who apply by the priority deadline of March 20th will receive a decision by the first week of April. 

We are unable to offer admissions to students in programs offered exclusively through the Accelerated Online (AO) or online Academic Partnerships (AP) degree plans.

Liz Rhodes

Student Profiles

Meet Liz

"I chose UTA because it was an affordable option, close to home, and it had a great program for Biomedical Engineering."