Entering first-year students who do not meet the eligibility requirements to receive an invitation to join Honors at Iowa have the option to utilize a selective admission process. Incoming students who wish to apply for admission to the University of Iowa Honors Program must submit the following items:

  1. A personal statement explaining why you want to be a member of Honors at Iowa (1-2 pages)
  2. One letter of recommendation from a teacher at your current school supporting your admission to Honors at Iowa
  3. A copy of your high school transcript showing your academic performance during high school (this does not have to have an official seal)
Send Materials To:

Fax: 1-319-335-0549
Mail: University of Iowa Honors Program, 420 Blank Honors Center, Iowa City, IA 52242-0454

Fall 2017 Deadline

You must apply for selective admission before May 1st and be a member of the program by May 15th to qualify for Honors at Iowa benefits. Please allow 7-10 business days after Honors at Iowa receives all documentation for processing. A decision letter will be mailed to your home address. Questions about the selective admission process should be addressed to honors-program@uiowa.edu.