Your path to the Honors Program begins here

To apply for the Honors Program at Concordia University, you must complete and submit the standard undergraduate admission application, as well as a special honors essay. Simply follow the two steps below.

Freshmen students who apply in advance of the November 15 Early Action deadline will be given priority consideration.

Undergraduate Application

The undergraduate application is available online. There is no fee for applying.

Honors Essay

To complete your honors application, we’d like you to complete a personal essay.

Guidelines for Personal Essay: In an essay of 500 to 1,000 words (typed, double-spaced, 12-point font), please provide a compelling and substantial answer to the following questions:

  • What does it mean to you to be an “Honors” student?
  • What do you view as the essential characteristics of both an Honors student and an Honors program?
  • How do you see your “fit” with such an experience at Concordia, and how it might it meet your educational and life goals?

Your essay will be evaluated for both structure and content, so please focus on writing mechanics in addition to composing a thoughtful, integrated essay. When you’re ready, submit your essay to us via email and include the following at the beginning of your message:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Preferred email address

Best of luck!

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