College of Arts and Sciences

Application to the 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 and download Honors Applicaton 2016 - 17.

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:
(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 or mail a hard copy to:

Seattle University
University Honors
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, 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.

Application Deadlines

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.