Apply to The Mahurin Honors College
Are you ready to apply? We can't wait to have you!!
The priority application deadline for first time freshmen is December 1 of a student's senior year.
All applications must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on December 1 to be considered for The Mahurin Honors College's priority admission consideration or to be considered for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship.
The final deadline for applications is June 1 of the year a student would attend (rising freshmen in college). Should you wish to apply after this deadline, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What steps do I need to take now?
Applicants to The Mahurin Honors College must have been admitted for general admission to WKU before completing The Mahurin Honors College application.
The Mahurin Honors College Application for Admission consists of several components: Validation of Academic Information, Involvement Summary, Short Answer Questions and Essays. All application materials must be submitted using the online application. Transcripts are not required for Mahurin Honors College admission because we access and review the transcripts submitted for your general application to WKU.
Are you ready to apply? The Mahurin Honors College looks forward to reviewing your application soon!
If you are eligible to apply for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship, your Mahurin Honors College application will also serve as your Cherry Presidential Scholarship application. All applications must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on December 1 for Cherry Presidential Scholarship consideration. For more information on the Cherry Presidential Scholarship click here.
Once you have submitted your application, we encourage you to do the following:
- Wait for decisions on acceptance to Mahurin Honors College (delivered during the Spring semester).
- If offered admission, complete your enrollment form.
- Sign up for a TOP.
- Complete your housing application.
- Follow The Mahurin Honors College on social media (@WKUHonors).
Enrollment and Brand Management
This page will introduce you to The Mahurin Honors College's Admission Process.
We would love to see you and your family on campus.
Eligibility requirements for those pursuing admission to The Mahurin Honors College.
This page details the sections of our application, including essay prompts and the involvement summary.
This page details the requirements for both current WKU students and transfer students wishing to apply to The Mahurin Honors College.
This page details some of the scholarships offered through The Mahurin Honors College as well as those at Western Kentucky University.
Futher clarification is given on the fee for Honors, as well as some FAQ's related to the fee.
The HonorsToppers are the official ambassadors for The Mahurin Honors College. These students lead the VIP Visits for each prospective student/family.
This page will include all information relevant to our freshmen orientation retreat, H4.