THE W.A. FRANKE HONORS COLLEGE

In recognition of a $25 million gift commitment made by William A. "Bill" Franke, his wife, Carolyn, and the Franke family, the University of Arizona Honors College is now the W.A. Franke Honors College.

The gift benefits students and faculty with a focus on access to education, student study abroad and faculty excellence.

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Bill and Carolyn Franke

AN HONORS EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY YOU’VE SEEN

At the intersection of aptitude and inspiration, you will find a group of passionate scholars driven to improve the human experience. Welcome to the W.A. Franke Honors College, a unique fusion of elite academics, innovative opportunities and insatiable curiosity.

Exceptional students are your peers. Esteemed faculty are your mentors. A modern Honors Village is your home. And a Tier I research powerhouse is the foundation for it all.

Make your voice heard in intimate settings while accelerating your success in and out of the classroom. You won’t have to wait to make an impact – because the world needs you now. Dive in, speak up, stand out and let your legacy begin.

 

Our Mission

Empower each student to reveal and pursue their passion with a deeper sense of wonder and purpose.