Academic, Professional and Individual Growth

The Honors College at St Cloud State University is a community of highly motivated and academic ambitious students and faculty who value intellectual curiosity, mutual respect, engagement with the community, and leadership opportunities.

Offering a distinctive student experience, the Honors College is characterized by small class sizes, an interdisciplinary learning environment, close faculty-student interaction, and purpose-driven mentoring.

  • Integrative and Applied Learning
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills and Intellectual Curiosity
  • Self-awareness and Personal Identity
  • Cultural and Global Competence
  • Engaged Citizenship

Added Educational Value

The Honors College strives to enhance the Husky experience by giving its students the tools and resources to be successful in and out of the classroom. We have a strong focus on the following:

  • Signature Honors courses both through and beyond your major
  • Guided and independent research opportunities
  • Experiential learning opportunities to develop transferable skills
  • Campus and community engagement to build leadership experience
  • High level of academic and personal support with mentoring from your first to your last semester
  • Living-learning community in Lawrence Hall
  • Annual Honors field trip and study abroad opportunities
  • First-year cohort experience with timely and important enrichment opportunities
  • A learning environment that recognizes and values your experiences and what matters to you in the world
  • Preparation for whatever career life brings   
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Student Resources

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Current Honors College Students Campus resources, course information, advising

The resource hub for current Honors College students with Honors course offerings, advising resources, and connection to the Honors Club.

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Prospective Honors College Students Learn more, apply, visit

We believe all Huskies have potential to be successful in the Honors College. Incoming freshmen and transfer students can learn more about our program and how to apply here.

Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work.

Booker T. Washington

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We love hearing from our alumni! It is a gift to hear of their success and to receive a financial contribution to support our programming and students.

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