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Honors College

The College of Charleston Honors College expands on partnerships between faculty and student by creating a vibrant living-learning community where personal attention gives the support students need to reach their goals during and after college. Inside the CofC Honors community, motivated students live, learn, and grow together while pursuing their unique interests and goals – everything from study abroad, internships, research and service projects at home and globally.

To learn more about how our CofC Honors students and alumni are involved and prospering, check out 10 Green Way the Honors blog. To see what jobs, internships, research positions, and other opportunities current Honors students have available to them, check out the CofC Honors Hub

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Interested in applying to the class of 2021?

  • Schedule a visit!
  • See our feature on current Honors College students and read articles on Honors College students and alumni in The College Today
  • Visit the Honors Hub, a listing of various opportunities available to Honors students in the workplace, on campus, in research and beyond
  • Take a virtual tour of Berry Hall to see where Honors students live and learn
  • Read about the Honors curriculum and how the First-Year Experience sets you up for long-term success
  • Browse the Frequently Asked Questions to get the inside scoop
  • Note: The fall 2017 application is not yet available, but you are able to begin work on other pieces, such as your résumé and Honors essay

Questions? Call the Honors Center at 843.953.7154 or reach us by email at

News in the Honors College

CofC Honors Student’s Chemistry Paper Published in Journal of Polymer Science
Posted on 22 September 2016 | 4:06 pm
The CofC Boucher Research Group unites a whole host of exceptional chemistry students, including Dillon Presto ‘16, a CofC Honors student. Dillon’s research was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics. The paper entitled, “P3HT/graphene Composites Synthesized Using In-Situ GRIM Methods”, also includes co-authors Vivian Song (a student […]
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Sarah Wiegreffe, Study Abroad Experience in Estonia, Thanks to Huge Scholarship
Posted on 20 September 2016 | 10:27 am
Sarah Wiegreffe is a data science Honors senior at The College, who spent the spring semester of her sophomore year studying abroad in Tartu, Estonia, through the exchange program with the University of Tartu.  In today’s blog post, Sarah was gracious enough to share highlights of her life-changing experience in Estonia.  Alluding to Estonia’s name in […]
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