There are a limited number of spots in the Honors College available for transfer students from other institutions through the lateral-entry program. Admitted students take 4 Honors seminars and earn an Honors certificate while also satisfying all their
Westminster general education requirements (WCore). Applicants must have successfully completed at least 2 general-education classes for which they receive WCore credit before starting classes in the Honors College.
How to Apply
Step 1: Apply for admission to Westminster
Honors College applicants must first complete a Westminster application. If you have not already completed a Westminster application, you can follow the steps to apply online.
If you have questions about your admissions status at Westminster College, please contact the Admissions Office at 801.832.2200 or 800.748.4753, or by email at email@example.com.
Step 2: Apply to the Honors College
Complete the application below and upload your typed honors essay, upload a graded, college-level essay, and confirm a faculty member has submitted your letter of recommendation form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please write a short, typed essay (1–3 pages) that explains why you are a suitable candidate for the Honors College and how its classes and co-curricular programs will help you achieve your academic goals.
Once you are ready to apply to the Honors College at Westminster as an external lateral-entry student, please continue on to the application.
Apply to the Honors College
June 1, 2021
Transfer applicants are eligible for a $5,000 Honors Lateral Entry Academic Excellence Scholarship.