What is the UMKC Honors College?

The UMKC Honors College is an academic enrichment program for exceptionally talented students. It combines the curricular, cultural and research opportunities of an urban research university with the personalized advising, close-knit community and small classes of a liberal arts college. The Honors College seeks highly motivated and academically talented undergraduates from all of UMKC’s schools and colleges to participate in an environment that challenges students to realize their greatest potential.

If you are driven to go the extra mile academically, the Honors College is for you! Honors students enroll in small, interactive honors seminars and attend special educational and social events. In addition, honors students are encouraged to participate in community service, study abroad and undergraduate research. Join the Honors College to make the most of your undergraduate experience at UMKC.