Incoming First-Year Students

Admission to the Honors College is by invitation.

Incoming first-year students who have applied and been accepted to Marshall University who have an ACT score of 26 or higher (1170 SAT combined verbal and mathematics) and a high school grade point average of 3.5 will be invited to join the Honors College.

Current Students

Current students who have an ACT score of 24 or higher and have completed 26 or more credit hours at Marshall with a 3.5 GPA in their first and second semesters will receive an invitation to join the College.

Transfer Students

Transfer students with a 3.5 GPA from an accredited college or university will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please inquire to