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Information for Prospective Students

Requirements for Admission

Incoming first-year students with a 3.75 cumulative weighted GPA and a 1320 SAT/28 ACT are admitted with honors to Whitworth University. Students admitted with honors are eligible 1) to participate in Whitworth's Honors Scholarship Weekend; 2) to apply for our honors Jan Term off-campus study program for freshmen; and 3) to receive priority consideration in registering for honors classes in their first semester. Students admitted with honors also automatically qualify for the George F. Whitworth Honors Program. Students can register to participate in the program at any point after enrolling at Whitworth; once a student is in this program, s/he must maintain a 3.75 GPA to remain. To graduate as a George Whitworth Scholar, a student must complete at least 18 credits within the honors program with a grade of "C" or higher; at least six of these credits must be in upper-division courses.

Please note: The honors program is not automatically tied to a scholarship.

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Questions? Contact Will Kynes, associate professor of theology and assistant director of Honors (