Sean H. McDowell, PhD
Director, University Honors Program
Associate Professor, English, Film Studies
Building: Casey 232
Assistant to the Director
University Honors Program
Application to the program is by invitation only. Qualified students who have been admitted to Seattle University will receive a letter of invitation to apply for University Honors.
After you receive an invitation, click here to download a copy of the application form.
Your completed application should be submitted to the Assistant to the Director of University Honors as an email attachment. An admissions committee of Honors Program professors will review all the applications received. Selection is based upon high grade point average in college preparatory courses, SAT and/or ACT scores, indication of program fit, the quality of the written responses in the application, and the letters of recommendations.
Submit your completed application to Thorne Clayton-Falls:
email@example.com (206) 296-5305
Letters of Recommendation
Letters of recommendations should be sent separately. The letter writer should submit the letter as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a hard copy to:
Seattle UniversityUniversity Honors901 12th AvenueSeattle, WA 98122
Students who are admitted to the program receive an Honors scholarship in addition to the financial aid awarded by the University. University Honors Program scholarships are awarded for four years, so that they follow the student after completing the program.
Students who apply to the program before the early application deadline of March 1 will be notified by April 1.
Students who apply after March 1 will be notified prior to May 1.
If you have any questions about the program or need assistance with your application please contact our office. We will be happy to assist you.