on application essay and at least one of the
ranked in top 10% of
graduating high school class
minimum high school GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
ACT score of 25
SAT score of 1100
if appropriate, of significant works demonstrating excellence
in creative activities.
Exceptional cases will be considered. Interested
students with a GED
are encouraged to apply.
on application essay. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (
based on a 4.0 scale) in transferable courses.
Up to six credits earned in a similar Honors Program may
be considered for transfer into the NEIU Honors
Program. Petition for transfer courses must be
evaluated by the Honors Curriculum and Standards Board.
‘High Pass’ on application essay. Minimum GPA of 3.5 in
courses numbered 100 and above.
Individuals may enter the Honors Scholar Program in one
of two ways:
Successful completion of Honors Student Program and
declaration of an academic major; or
Declaration of an academic major, Junior standing,
cumulative GPA of 3.5, and a ‘high pass’ on the
Scholar’s-level application essay.
All students applying to the University Honors Program are required to respond to an essay question that will allow them to demonstrate their critical thinking and writing skills.
forms to any part of the program are available under
2009 by Northeastern Illinois