YOUR PATH THROUGH HONORS
New student? Experienced Wildcat? Wherever you are in your journey, find Franke Honors courses and programs that fit your unique interests.
TOGETHER, WE ARE FRANKE HONORS WILDCATS.
Grounded in the resources of a globally ranked research university, the W.A. Franke Honors College provides the opportunity to take small classes with the University of Arizona’s top educators, engage in research and creative expression with the University’s top researchers, designers, and artists, experience the world through study abroad, and create lifelong friends through shared experiences.
Seek ways of thinking, connect with others, create experiences and knowledge, evolve and grow as humans, and celebrate that growth. Don't wait to make an impact. The world needs you now.
Learn what it takes to be a member of the W.A. Franke Honors College.
What to Expect
Find out how the W.A. Franke Honors College can propel you to new levels of success.
Empower each student to reveal and pursue their passion with a deeper sense of wonder and purpose.
THE HONORS VILLAGE
The cornerstone of your Franke Honors experience is the Honors Village, a living and learning community that's so much more than a typical dorm.
W.A. FRANKE HONORS COLLEGE TO HOST PULITZER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR
On March 28, The W.A. Franke Honors College will be hosting Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and theatrical producer Jose Antonio Vargas, for an evening of sharing & book signing. Vargas is acclaimed for being a leading voice for the human rights of immigrants, as well as, in 2011, revealing his own identity as one of the most well-known undocumented citizens in the United States.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT THE W.A. FRANKE HONORS COLLEGE
The beginning of February marks the start of Black History Month, and we are kicking off this monumental month with some exciting events in and around the W.A. Franke Honors College including highlighting Black innovation, cinema, culture, movement, and more!
DR. CHEREE MEEKS ACCEPTS 2023 PIMA COUNTY BHM PROCLAMATION
On January 24, 2023 the Pima County Board of Supervisors held a meeting where Dr. Cheree Meeks, W.A. Franke Honors College Assistant Dean of Programs, Diversity, and Inclusion, was invited to accept the proclamation for Black History Month in Pima County. Dr. Meeks also serves as the president of the NAACP - Tucson Branch.
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