Honors College Membership Fee
The Honors College membership fee is used to support a range of academic priorities focused upon meeting the needs of our scholars. These include: additional Honors course sections, scholarships/grants, and intellectual and social programming. All of the resources are used to assist the Honors College to support scholars pursuing their academic and intellectual dreams.
$160/semester - First Year
$140/semester - Second Year
$120/semester - Third Year
$100/semester - Fourth Year
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will everyone in the Honors College pay the membership fee?
A: Only scholars entering the Honors College Fall 2016 and after will be billed.
Q: I will be entering WKU as a first year student, but have earned multiple hours of college credit. How will I be charged?
A: You will be billed at the first year student rate.
Q: I am a transfer student. What rate will I be charged?
A: Your membership fee will be assessed based on your credit hours earned. For example, if you transfer into WKU with junior status by hours, you will be billed the third year rate.
Q: I am a Gatton Academy alumni. Do I have to pay the fee?
A: Yes. You will be billed at the first year rate because you are entering as a first year student at WKU.
Q: How is the membership fee billed?
A: The membership fee will be applied to your University Bill at the beginning of each semester.
Q: Can the fee be covered by a scholarship?
A: The fee will be applied to your University Bill. Scholarship funds can be used to cover your university bill balance.
Q: Is financial support available to help cover the membership fee?
A: Scholarships to partially or wholly cover the membership fee are available for students demonstrating financial need. Contact email@example.com for more information.
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