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The Honors College

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The Honors College is ready to assist you Monday- Friday 8AM-5PM

Main Office: King Hall D1045
Advisement Office: King Hall D145 (Basement)
Phone (323) 343-5969  honorscollege@calstatela.edu

Welcome to the Honors College

The Honors College provides an academically enriched and socially supportive environment that inspires students in all disciplines to become creative and critical thinkers as well as leaders in their fields. With core learning goals focused on civic engagement, leadership, and knowledge creation, it prepares students to address the most pressing challenges of the 21st century.

The Honors College offers the resources of a major public university combined with the best features of a liberal arts college. Exceptional faculty and interdisciplinary courses foster the intellectual curiosity of all students and provide rigorous preparation for those interested in pursuing advanced degrees in graduate or professional school. Caring staff and specialized advising help each student achieve his or her personal and academic goals. Motivated and high-achieving peers encourage each other to reach their full potential.

Honors College students pay the same fees as regularly enrolled students. There are no additional fees associated with enrollment in the Honors College. 

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Honors College and University Advisement

For Honors College and university advisement select the link below.

apply today, priority deadline for incoming freshmen is jan 31

Application Now Open

The 2022-2023 Application is now open. To begin the application process, complete your application on GET today!

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National and International Scholarships

NISFeP supports students in pursuing off-campus scholarships and fellowships in the areas of academic and applied research, and global and civic learning.

Honors College Alumna Dr. Leana Wen sits down for an insightful conversation on public health, mentorship, and her newest book "Lifelines."