Degree Requirements:
Minor Degree Plan 20-21 (pdf)

Application Requirements:

Selection for the Honors Program is competitive and open to incoming freshman who meet the following qualifications and admissions requirements:

  • Minimum High School GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum ACT Composite of 26
  • On-campus interview with the Honors Committee
  • Admission to RSU

The following documents must be submitted in addition to the application.

  • Official High School and College (if applicable) Transcripts
  • ACT Scores

Mail to:
Rogers State University
Attn: Dr. Jim Ford
Baird Hall, Room 101B
1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

The Honors Program at Rogers State University provides an atmosphere where our best and brightest scholars – students much like you – can challenge themselves academically and maximize their college experience.

The Honors Program offers a generous four-year scholarship package that fully covers:

  • tuition
  • fees
  • books
  • on-campus housing
  • an approved meal plan
  • minus any other federal, state, and/or private grants and scholarships

Scholarships and awards from other sources may affect the total scholarship package. All actual amounts are determined in conjunction with a student’s federal aid package.

Students who want to follow their intellectual curiosities and acquire a broad understanding of the world should consider applying to this scholarship program as it will set the stage for success in graduate school or in a distinguished career.

Honors Courses

Honors courses at RSU are specifically designed to challenge students, as well as provide a supportive learning environment for this community of scholars. The honors courses are designed to integrate curriculum, develop and integrate learning communities, and assist in the integration and oversight of service-learning opportunities.


  • Priority enrollment in classes
  • Faculty/student joint research opportunities and involvement
  • Classes specifically geared for program students
  • Engagement with a community of scholars
  • Special recognition at graduation upon completing the program

Service Learning

The Honors Program requires that students engage in at least 25 hours of service per semester with government agencies, social service agencies, or non-commercial entities. Service learning projects will be “real world” experience directly relating to your area of academic or professional interests. All projects will be approved in advance by the faculty advisor and Director of the Honors Program.