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Hicks Honors College

The Hicks Honors College is an interdisciplinary program designed for high-achieving students that emphasizes experiential and active learning in small classes. We provide you with a personalized education usually only available at small liberal arts colleges while still offering all the resources of a state university. Our students represent the best that every new class of Ospreys has to offer: students with high intellectual ability, a strong work ethic, and a desire to get the most out of their college experience, both academically and socially.


COVID-19 Update:  Since daily life has been deeply altered by the coronavirus, more and more students fall into the category of vulnerable due to unexpected financial hardship and other unforeseen circumstances related to food security, employment, housing and their emotional well-being.  


To that end, the University has created a giving page to help offer some relief to students who find themselves in need of financial assistance and we would encourage you to give to meet those needs.  Of course, we would be delighted if you would give to the Hicks Honors College, but the most immediate need is for those who have been hit hard by the circumstances of the coronavirus. You can help meet these needs by visiting the following page and giving: