Honors Program Eligibility

Check eligibility for the MCC Honors Program

 Apply to the Honors Program 

Current MCC Students :

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Completion of ENGL-101 (or transfer equivalent) with a 2.0 or better (or ACT English 25+)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 college credit hours (at MCC or other accredited college)
  • Minimum of 12 credits must be in 100 or 200 level courses
  • Must have 2 college faculty letters of recommendation

Please note: After final grades are posted for each semester, invitations to apply to the Honors Program are sent to all MCC students who qualify. However, after mid-semester grades are posted, students may initiate the application process without waiting for a letter of invitation. 

College Transfer Students:

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at MCC
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Completion of ENGL-101 (or transfer equivalent) with a 2.0 or better
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 college credit hours (at MCC or other accredited college)
  • Minimum of 12 credits must be in 100 or 200 level courses
  • Must have 2 college faculty letters of recommendation.
  • Must provide official college transcripts from accredited transfer institution directly to Honors Coordinator.

Recent High School Graduates:

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher at the time of high school graduation
  • Must provide high school transcripts directly to Honors Program Coordinator
  • High School applicants’ enrollment in honors courses has pre-requisite of ENGL-101 with 2.0+ or ACT English score of 25+
  • Must have 2 high school teacher or counselor letters of recommendation

Dual-Enrolled Students:

Dual-enrolled high school students may be provisionally admitted to the Honors Program
with full admission after one semester at MCC, if they meet the standard criteria for all applicants.
  • Must meet the criteria established by the State of Michigan for dual-enrolled
  • Must have permission of high school administrator
  • Must have written permission of parent or guardian if under 18 years of age
  • Most high schools require that students have at least high school senior standing
  • High School applicants’ enrollment in honors courses has pre-requisite of ENGL-101 with 2.0+ or ACT English score of 25+
  • Must have completed Application for the Honors Program
  • Must have two high school teacher or counselor letters of recommendation
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