Frequently Asked Questions about the Honors Program
How do I apply to the Business Honors Program?
You can apply via our online application form. See above for more information.
What are the requirements for application?
There are GPA requirements, an essay, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and so forth. Please see above for specific details.
When are applications due?
Friday of week 5 at 5:00 p.m. winter term.
I will not have my pre-business requirements completed by fall, should I still apply?
Yes. You do not have to have all of them completed to apply or even to begin the Honors Program.
When does the Business Honors Program start?
Fall term your “junior” year (by credits not by years). If you came in with advanced credits, you may apply your first year to start your second year.
Can I study abroad if in the Business Honors Program?
Yes. You do need to be on campus fall, winter, and spring of your first year in Honors and winter of your second year. Otherwise, you can be abroad. Please speak to the director individually if you have further questions on timing.
I am a UO student. Do I need to supply my UO transcript to you for admission?
Yes, please do. Unofficial copies of documents are fine.
I don’t meet the GPA requirements, should I still apply?
Yes. If you feel you have strengths to share with our program then please apply. You are admitted based on a whole picture not just GPA.
I am a freshman and don’t know if I should apply this year or next. What should I do?
If you have more than twenty-five credits and plan to begin classes in the business school in the next year then you should apply now. You can always apply again the next year if you are not admitted this year.
When will I know if I’ve been admitted to the Business Honors Program?
Before spring term classes begin.