Why Honors at USA?

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The Best of Both Worlds

Put simply, the USA Honors Program is designed to give the best students the best of both worlds: the personal attention, small classes, community, and unique experiences of the small college, but with the diversity, opportunities, and prestigious faculty of a growing research-intensive University.

Consider the Scholarly, Social, and Financial benefits of USA Honors: 

Scholarly Benefits

The most Interesting Classes with the Best Professors

Small, Honors-Only Sections of Many Required Courses

Priority Registration

Individual Faculty Research Mentoring

Enrichment Opportunities


Social Benefits

A Community of Scholars

The Bethel - Your Honors Home on Campus

Honors Housing

Honors Events

Honors Program Organization

Financial Benefits

The Whiddon Honors Scholarship

External Scholarships