The Honors Program at Central College encourages student creativity, intellectual engagement and leadership. Beginning broadly, honors at Central gradually focuses by helping students move toward greater independence, more advanced work in a discipline and increased leadership responsibilities.

First-year students with an ACT score of 28, and either a high school grade point average of 3.75 or a ranking in the top 5 percent of their class, are honors-eligible. Students who have completed one or more semesters at Central, and who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 may participate in honors at Central.

The Main Features

Goals of Honors at Central

Honors Designation on Your Transcript

Honors-eligible students completing a senior honors project will be awarded an honors designation on their transcript.

The Benefits

Supporting the Mission of Central College

In upholding our mission, we strive to enable students to reach their highest potential. Honors at Central is directed toward academically talented students and works specifically to sustain them.

The program is coordinated by the Honors Committee, a three-member faculty committee.

Contact them at:
The Honors Committee
Office of Academic Affairs
Telephone: 641-628-5314

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