Honors College

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Want to be part of an exceptional learning community that's vibrant and diverse? Then the Honors College is for you!

If you want to thrive and grow in a close-knit community in which you’ll have every opportunity you can imagine to create, explore, connect, discover, inspire and achieve, the Honors College is the place for you. All curious, engaged and motivated students are encouraged to apply now. And because the College of Charleston is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse and inclusive student body, we especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented populations to apply to the Honors College.

Dig deep into the Honors College and you'll discover ways that you will benefit from close interaction with peers, professors and other members of the Honors community. As an Honors student, you'll also have abundant opportunities for:

  • mentorship.
  • internships.
  • hands-on research.
  • studying abroad.
  • volunteering.

Honors courses take place in a dynamic learning environment. You'll explore creative solutions to complex problems and work with diverse teams.  

OUR ACADEMICS

In addition to small class sizes and faculty mentorship, you'll enjoy experiences and opportunities tailored to your goals and passions. 

ADVANTAGES

As a part of the Honors College, you’ll find countless ways to form meaningful connections right from the start. Meet some of our alumni and current students. 

STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES

Honors College students are curious, engaged and motivated. Does this sound like you? Here's everything you need to know to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Current Honors College students: check out the Honors Hub for the latest information about internship and job opportunities, research experiences and more. 

News in the Honors College

Stories, Headlines, and Highlights from the Honors College Class of 2022
Posted on 2 May 2022 | 2:40 pm
In celebration of the Honors College Class of 2022, we’ve collected a sampling of stories, headlines, and highlights from the past four years featuring graduating Honors students. You can also learn more about the 2022 Honors College graduates, meet our 2022 Honors College Distinguished Alumni Award winner, and re-live the 2022 Honors Ceremony through photos. […]
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Arts Management Grad Connects Passion With Career
Posted on 2 May 2022 | 11:25 am
From the moment Lauren Dryzer set foot in the School of the Arts as a senior in high school in 2017, Dryzer was drawn to the Arts Management Program. Originally from Tennessee, Dryzer has been entranced by the power of the arts since early childhood, and wanted to find a college degree to intertwine that […]
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Political Science Grad Prepared for Life Beyond Politics
Posted on 2 May 2022 | 9:16 am
Honors College student Zachary Kronsberg says his fascination with politics started at an early age. How early? The third grade. That’s when he decided to memorize the entire list of United States presidents. He won his fifth-grade speech contest on the topic of Theodore Roosevelt and in 2008 he dressed up as a voting booth. […]
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