ADU's Honors College


Guarantee your Future with ADU’s Honors College

Adventist University of Health Sciences Honors College is designed to allow motivated students to take charge of their future by meeting certain benchmarks during their four years in college that will guarantee entry into one of ADU’s graduate programs. Students must apply to the Honors College and interview with a graduate faculty member in their chosen program.

Admission Requirements

* The Honors College is still under development. Requirements are subject to change.

  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA
  • ACT composite score of 24 or higher; or SAT Critical Reading and Mathematics Scores, 1180 new test, 1110 old test
  • Successful interview with the Honors College admission committee

Honors College Requirements

* The Honors College is still under development. Requirements are subject to change.

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher in all undergraduate coursework
  • Complete 30 credits per academic year, taking a minimum of 15 credits in each of two trimesters.
  • Participate in all required colloquiums, advising, service learning, and research requirements
  • Pass a mid-program interview with the selected graduate department.

Honors College Benefits

  • Early acceptance into participating graduate programs *
  • Advisory meetings with graduate program faculty
  • Honors College seminars and workshops designed to develop your scholastic, service, and professional potential
  • Honors College distinction when graduating

* Acceptance into to the program is contingent upon passing a mid-program interview and completing a bachelors degree that includes the prerequisites for the program. Participating graduate programs are occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician’s assistant, and healthcare administration.

Additional information and application instructions will be available in early 2017.

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