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

Lindner Scholarship Helps Honors Student Get the Most out of her CofC Experience
Posted on 23 November 2021 | 2:46 pm
One thing’s for sure: Laurie Fogleman knows how to make the most of her time. Since coming to the College of Charleston, the senior student-athlete has been mapping out everything from classes to meals by the hour for the entire week. “My College of Charleston experience has been amazing,” says the Honors College communication major, […]
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Economics Major Takes Home Top Spot at Gender Equity Pitch Competition
Posted on 18 November 2021 | 9:41 am
Since her freshman year, Caty Greer has been pitching possible solutions to the world’s greatest social, economic and environmental issues from the second she stepped onto the College of Charleston campus. And last month, Greer’s passion and persistence paid off when she won the College of Charleston Center for Entrepreneurship’s Annual Gender Equity Pitch Competition, which tasks participants with […]
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Honors Students Make Finals in SC Innovates Pitch Competition
Posted on 11 November 2021 | 4:52 pm
This past Wednesday (11/10), several Honors Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community (E-LLC) students submitted pitches to the Annual SC Innovates Pitch Competition. The SC Innovates Pitch Competition is a state-wide event where teams of 1 to 4 students submit pitches attempting to solve a wide variety of societal, environmental, and economic issues. Of the 60 teams […]
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