The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program accepts 120-150 new honors students each year. Some students accepted to the program are awarded the Muriel A. Howard Scholarship, there are approximately 40 scholarships offered each year.
Incoming freshmen are invited to join the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program through the initial admissions process. The invitation includes a link to your Applicant Portal. From that portal, click on the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program Reply Form. Please do not apply through this website! If you have not yet viewed your decision letter, please do that first.
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.
To apply to the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program as a current Buffalo State student, click the link below. Applications are ongoing, but must be completed by January 22, 2021 for Spring 2021 semester consideration.
APPLY NOW (if you are an INCOMING STUDENT for fall of 2021, please use your Applicant Portal to Opt in to the Program. This link is only for students who are already at Buffalo State!)
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