A record number of applications, more than 3,, were submitted for the nationally ranked honors program. The final class count of represents only 7. The accepted Schreyer Honors College Class of includes 28 international applicants and represents 37 different states. Fifty-six percent of students offered admission were Pennsylvania residents, while the states of New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia provided the largest numbers of out-of-state applicants. The admittance rate for the Class of was This Class of is a result of the collaborative effort of our staff, more than faculty readers, and more than alumni interviewers around the world who committed to helping us identify the leaders of tomorrow.
First-Year Students - Admissions - Schreyer Honors College (SHC) at Penn State University
The Honors College anticipates an increase in applications this year and plans to begin sending applications to reviewers in mid-to late-October. All applications will be assigned by early December and must be read and assessed by Jan. It also sets us apart from all other honors colleges and programs. No one else has an admissions process like ours where faculty are integral to the results. We simply could not do it without them.
The Schreyer Honors College accepts applications for current students who will be entering their junior year in the Smeal College of Business. This application process takes place once each year during the spring semester. Smeal College applicants must have a minimum of a 3. The application can be found on the Schreyer Honors College web site and opens March 1. Smeal College faculty review the applicants and make decisions regarding admission into the program.
Your critical thinking, diverse worldview and passions must be on display in your answers. The application has three essay questions every year. They appear on the Schreyer Honors College website a few months before the rest of the application is released on September 1.