Application Requirements

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HonorsX is designed for rising juniors. It welcomes domestic and international students, as well as transfers. To be an Honors X student, you must:

  • Have completed 60 units by the start of the program.
  • Be in good academic standing (there is no minimum GPA to qualify)
  • Take nine upper-division units:
    • one three-unit summer course
    • one three-unit course in the fall
    • one three-unit course in the spring
  • Participate in a free three-day residential learning experience during the summer (all accepted students receive a full scholarship for the summer course).
  • You may be able to apply these credits to a new interdisciplinary minor.