ADU's Honors College


Guarantee your Future with ADU’s Honors College

Adventist University of Health Sciences’ Honors College is designed to motivate students to take charge of their future. Meeting certain benchmarks during their four years at ADU guarantees entry into select graduate programs.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA.
  • ACT composite score of 24 or higher; or a combined SAT Critical Reading and Mathematics score of 1110; or a combined SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Mathematics score of 1180.
  • Successful interview with the Honors College admission committee.
  • Be a first-time college student with no credits to transfer except dual enrollment, AP, or IB credits.

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.
  • Enroll full-time (15 credits or more) two trimesters out of the school year.
  • Participate in all required colloquiums, advising, service learning, and research.
  • 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 the program is contingent upon passing a midprogram interview and completing a bachelor’s degree that includes the prerequisites for the program. Participating graduate programs are occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and healthcare administration.

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

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