Honors Institute Admission Criteria

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To join the Honors Program, you must meet criteria set up by the Honors Program Advisory Committee. Students may enter the program if they meet ONE of the criteria outlined below for GPA, composite ACT score, or instructor recommendation. In special cases where these criteria are questionable, admission is granted at the discretion of the Honors Program Director.

Honors Program Admission Criteria

Student’s Entry Status

GPA

Composite ACT score

Instructor Recommendation

High school graduate

1st semester at Hinds, high school transcript only

3.5

25

XXX

Current Hinds CC student

Credit on Hinds CC transcript*

3.5

XXX

Verbal or written,

from college instructor

Transfer student

Transcript from another college*

3.5

XXX

Verbal or written,

from college instructor

*Only college transfer-credit courses are considered for admission.