How to Apply


Ready to start your legacy as an Honors Wildcat? Take the next step by applying to the W.A. Franke Honors College.

Admission to the Franke Honors College is highly selective. We seek well-rounded, high-achieving students to join our community. If you think you have what it takes, we encourage you to apply.




Incoming First Year Student

Are you preparing to graduate from high school? Or have you recently earned your high school diploma or GED but are not enrolled in college? You are considered an incoming first year student.

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Transfer Students

You are considered a transfer student if you have completed 12 or more units of coursework at a community college or university since graduating high school.

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International Students

If you are not a U.S. citizen or do not yet hold U.S. Permanent Resident status, you are considered an international student.

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Current Wildcats

Are you currently studying at Arizona and interested in joining the W.A. Franke Honors College? Learn about the application process.

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To give you an idea of our typical admissions profile for an incoming W.A. Franke Honors College first year student, below are the averages for fall 2021:

  • 3.92 unweighted core high school GPA
  • 9-12 Honors/AP/IB classes taken in high school