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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Honors College


An Honors student works in a science lab.

The Honors College encourages all qualified applicants to apply to the Honors College by the WKU Scholarship deadline of December 1. Honors College applications are considered for competitive admission in the incoming freshman class of 300 students on a rolling basis, and current or transfer students on a space-availability basis. Honors College admission is separate from WKU Admissions and WKU Scholarships.


Prospective Student Checklist

Get our comprehensive list of all the applications, forms and deadlines you need to have on your radar during your senior year of high school.



Are you ready to apply? The Honors College looks forward to reviewing your application soon!


Eligibility for First-Time Freshmen

View the current requirements to apply for to the Honors College as a high school senior.


Current and Transfer Student Admission

Current WKU students and transfer students are evaluated on a space availability basis. View the requirements for transfer admission.



Freshmen Class Profile

Come join the community of scholars that makes up the Honors College at WKU. View the statistical makeup of our current freshmen class.


WKU Admissions

Honors College applicants must first be admitted to WKU for general admission. Remember to complete your WKU Application for Admission early. Learn more on the admissions website.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14