American Honors students are ready for success after Ivy Tech
One-on-one support and an engaged honors learning community at Ivy Tech prepare students for junior- and senior-level coursework at some of the best colleges and universities in the nation. That's why so many 4-year schools seek out American Honors students for transfer.
Who should apply?
- Recent high school graduates and current Ivy Tech students with fewer than 30 completed credits are eligible to apply.
- Students accepted into American Honors tend to have at least a 3.25 GPA and can demonstrate college-readiness in math and English
Honors quality classes.
Small, seminar-style classes are discussion driven with minimal lectures. All classes are led by selected honors faculty.
American Honors' network of four-year schools actively recruits program graduates - and, in some cases, guarantees admission.
Personal advising support.
Dedicated American Honors advisors help students with their college plan, transfer process, and career exploration.
A community of students like you.
Ambitious, dedicated students find like-minded friends in the diverse American Honors community.
Students connect classroom learnings with real life leadership in their roles as honors council members, volunteers, mentors, etc.
From resume writing workshops to in-depth career conversations, American Honors prepares students for life after college.
For details on academics, scholarship opportunities, tuition & fees, etc. contact:
American Honors at Ivy Tech, Admissions
Executive Director and Dean for American Honors:
M. Beth Borst
Recent American Honors Students
Robert grew up in New York in a low-income community and decided he couldn't afford to go to college right after high school. After years of working and taking care of his family, Robert decided to return to school and enrolled in the American Honors program. Very diligent in his transfer application process, Robert was accepted to eight top universities and transferred to Stanford University, where he received a full-ride scholarship.
Although Carlos was accepted into his top choice colleges after high school, he could not afford to attend. While at Ivy Tech, he learned about the amazing transfer support and honors classes in the American Honors program. Carlos was admitted to the program and was later accepted to great schools such as Emory University, Purdue University, and IUPUI. He transferred to IUPUI.
London graduated early from high school and enrolled in the American Honors program to seek out more academic rigor, greater challenges, and motivated classmates. A global visionary, London seeks to apply what she's learned at American Honors to expand her horizons internationally through the Peace Corps. London was accepted to a number of her top schools and has chosen to enroll at the University of Pennsylvania.
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The American Honors National Transfer Network
Member institutions of the American Honors transfer network proactively seek program graduates for transfer. Some institutions guarantee admission if specific success criteria are met, such as a GPA minimum.
A few members of the national transfer network are highlighted below. See the complete list of 4-year colleges and universities in the network at the American Honors website.