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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Honors College

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Marianna Walker, Dean, 101 Mamie Jenkins Building
Kevin Baxter, Associate Dean, 107 Mamie Jenkins Building
Todd Fraley, Director of EC Scholars Award Program, 105 Mamie Jenkins Building

The Honors College at East Carolina University is a diverse intellectual community for academically talented students of strong character. Honors students engage in stimulating coursework that spans disciplines across campus, providing for a challenging and innovative curricular and co-curricular model. These students are provided with the opportunity to engage in immersive service-learning, undergraduate research, and internship experiences throughout their four years. Students will leave the Honors College with a foundation of skills and experiences designed to make them competitive for graduate programs, scholarships, and careers following graduation.

The Honors College provides students with a supportive living environment through a strong partnership with Campus Living. Honors students live together in Gateway Hall during their first year on campus where the Honors living-learning community allows for the natural formation of study groups, connections to students in similar classes, and a supportive network of academically talented peers.

Within the classroom, Honors students are exposed to experienced faculty from our many schools and colleges at ECU. Faculty interact with Honors students through seminars, colloquia, specially-designated sections of courses, research assistantships, mentoring and advising support. Honors students also have access to a talented and supportive Honors College staff who assist them in working toward completion of their Honors coursework and in securing special internship, research, and study abroad opportunities.

The college also offers Early Assurance Programs , EC Scholars , and Scholars Programs . Please contact the Honors College for more information about these exciting opportunities.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Honors College at East Carolina University is competitive and by invitation. Students wishing to be considered for admission to the Honors College or any of its programs must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria to receive an invitation to apply:

  1. Apply to East Carolina University (ECU) by the priority deadline (November 15)
  2. Meet the following minimum criteria within both the standardized test and GPA categories:

a. Minimum math/verbal combined SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT score of 27
b. Minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0

Students who meet the above criteria will receive an invitation by mail to complete the Honors College application. The postmarked deadline for submitting the completed Honors College application and associated materials is December 15th. Applications are reviewed throughout December and January with a targeted notification date of January 31st for those students who are admitted into the Honors College.

Program Requirements

Requirements may be accessed by clicking on this link .

For More Information

The Honors College offices are located in Mamie Jenkins Building and the administration and staff may be reached by email at or by phone at 252-328-6373.



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