Eligibility Requirements

Incoming freshman, transfer students, and continuing students are all eligible to participate in the honors program. Incoming freshman must have at least a 3.25 high school GPA or a composite score of 21 or better on the ACT to be considered for admission to the honors program. Transfer and continuing students must have all academic developmental courses and at least 6 collegiate credit hours completed and have at least a 3.25 GPA. To remain in good standing with the honors program, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and earn a minimum number of honors credits per academic year based on their enrollment status. Full-time students must earn at least 6 honors credits per academic year, while part-time students must earn at least 3 honors credits per year.

Application Process

To be considered for admission, applicants must be admitted to Southwest Tennessee Community College and complete the online honors application form below. For more information, email us at

Honors Program Application for Admission