The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program accepts 120-150 new honors students each year. Some students accpeted to the program are awarded the Muriel A. Howard Scholarship, there are thirty to forty scholarships offered each year.
Incoming freshmen are invited to join the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program.
Transfer students will be evaluated for eligibility to enter the honors program. Eligibility will include the ability to complete at least two General Education honors courses, an applied learning experience, and the Honors Senior Seminar. Eligible transfer students will be offered a position in the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program. Transfer students offered a position in the program will be eligible to live in Bishop Hall and will receive all the benefits of the Honors Program.
Buffalo State students who are currently enrolled may request a position in the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program. To be considered, current students will need at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA and room in their schedule to take at least two Honors General Education courses, an applied learning experience, and the Honors Senior Seminar. Students who qualify will have to apply and attend an orientation session, and are expected to contribute to program leadership and engagement.
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