Honors Program

Enhance Your UMKC Career

The Honors Program is designed to enrich the collegiate experience of the most outstanding students. Traditional and non-traditional undergraduates from every school at the university are provided with the opportunity to develop their academic and leadership skills within the context of a broad, interdisciplinary education, which will ultimately prepare them for graduate studies and professional careers.

First Year, Current and Transfer Students

Explore what it takes to join the program.

Program requirements

How to Apply

Are you ready to take the next step and apply to the Honors Program? Learn what steps to take.

How to apply

Understand Honors Credit Requirements

There are several ways you can earn honors credits. This includes honors-only courses, discussion groups, study abroad and more.

Honors credit requirements

Roo Honors Academy

Are you a high school student who wants to experience the Honors Program? Apply to be a part of Roo Honors Academy, a one-week summer enrichment program.

Explore Roo Honors Academy

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