Academic Opportunities

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Discover unique programming, small classes and top-notch faculty engagement that will empower you to flip the status quo.

As a member of the W.A. Franke Honors College, you’ll be part of a small cohort of the best and brightest minds from across the country and around the world, all within a large university setting that offers matchless opportunities. If you’re looking to engage hands-on, grow personally and academically, and make your place in the world, the Franke Honors College is the place for you.

“Being a part of the Franke Honors College has made a huge impact on my college experience. The support from the community has encouraged me to believe in myself and push myself.”

Nina, Psychology

Learn side-by-side your honors peers and faculty in intimate classes with a heavy emphasis on active learning. Outfitted with the latest technology in our Honors Village facility, you will be fully immersed in a space designed for your success. And as a Franke Honors Wildcat, you will truly be a VIP with benefits like priority class registration, research access and graduate library privileges.

In addition, you will be encouraged to leverage the advantages our large research institution offers by enhancing your classroom knowledge through internships, research, volunteer projects or other activities. These opportunities will equip you with the critical thinking skills and a competitive résumé to increase your future job prospects while elevating you to new levels of achievement.

“The Franke Honors College advisors are always available to discuss my goals and help me define actionable steps to achieve them. All honors faculty and staff genuinely care and want you to succeed.”

Zack, Civil Engineering


Grow your professional network with honors internship and professional development opportunities.

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