Ashland University Honors Program

Honors Program

The Ashland University Honors Program offers academically talented undergraduate students cross-disciplinary experiences, participation in an intellectual community devoted to discussion and dialogue and special projects and courses that challenge the mind. The cornerstone of the Honors Program is the belief that intellectual stimulation and camaraderie among Honors students give them a more complete college experience. The experiences you have through the Honors Program will challenge you and also make you more appealing to top graduate schools and employers.

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Honors Program opportunities include:

  • Honors core courses centered on discussion and dialogue and capped at 20 students
  • Priority enrollment in all classes
  • Peer mentoring for freshmen
  • Optional honors housing to further enhance your learning environment
  • Limited number of scholarships available for incoming Honors Program students
  • Study groups and lecture series for Honors students
  • Honors social events such as game nights, Pizza with the Profs, the Honors Retreat, Ultimate Frisbee games, and Maserminds Escape Room 
  • Honors Capstone Project through which you work closely with a faculty member on an in-depth original project related to your major
  • Study abroad experiences have included Italy: The Grand Tour, the Irish Heritage Tour and the Grecian Odyssey Tour

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Apply to the Honors Program today!

The Ashland University Honors Program is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council.

Contact Us

Honors Program

103 Clayton Hall

Ashland University

401 College Avenue

Ashland, OH  44805

419.289.5260

800.882.1548 ext. 5260

honorsapps@ashland.edu

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Honors Blog

Honors Sophomores Study Covid-19 Effects in Ashland, OH

 Covid in our Community: A Study of the Pandemic’s Effects on Local Businesses andGovernment

Panic at airports; falling stock markets; toilet paper shortages; lockdowns and...Read more

Honors alumna publishes her research and continues studies at Wright State University

 

AU forensic biology and toxicology alumna Maria Kern (’20) is the author of a recent paper on her Honors’ Thesis research,...Read more

Sanor and Jasmin receive Rowe Scholarship for Outstanding Capstone Recognition

 

 

 Kaylen Sanor, Barbara Schmidt-Rinehart, and Joshua Jasmin

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