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Honors Program

Honors Program

Southwest Virginia Community College is pleased to announce the Honors program will begin Fall 2019.

honors programWhat is Honors?

The Honors Program is designed to challenge academically, well-prepared students and provide opportunities for academic excellence, in-depth subject exploration, research, service/leadership enhancement, and experiential learning on a local, national and global level.

Why Honors?

First year students are in a cohort model to enhance learning and academic support. Honors students have a designated lounge with computers, printers, study area and coffee corner to enrich their education experience. In addition, honors students are eligible for scholarships which are awarded after final selection of the cohort. The cohort will have study-abroad opportunities with SWCC faculty and transfer agreements with 4-year honors college institutions.

Selection Criteria:

In order to be eligible for the Honors Program at Southwest Virginia Community College a student must demonstrate:

An ACT score of 27 or an SAT score of 1280 and a High School

Faculty recommendation

Or

A high school GPA of 3.5 and a High School Faculty recommendation

and a recommendation from the Honors Committee at SWCC following an interview.

Application Information:

Application Open: January 3, 2019- March 15, 2019

Apply online: https://sw.edu/honors-program-application