Why Honors?

The Honors Program of Gordon State College is designed to provide opportunities for academically talented and intellectually curious students to obtain an enhanced collegiate educational experience. The program encourages a small group of students to engage in an enriched learning environment. The Honors Program also provides a broad array of cultural experiences, specialized academic advising and mentoring, and additional opportunities for service learning and self-discovery.

Honors students have access to:

Admissions Requirements

For incoming freshmen:

Students are expected to have either an SAT/ACT score or GPA that is higher than the minimum.

For current and transfer students:


To apply, download and complete this application form, then submit the completed application and essay to the admissions office in person or at

Honors Program
Gordon State College
419 College Drive
Barnesville, GA 30204

Application Deadlines

Semester Date Acceptance notification before
Fall October 10 October 31
Spring (priority) March 1 April 30
Spring (final) May 1 May 31

For more information, visit http://www.gordonstate.edu/admissions/honors-program.