UT Tyler Honors Program
Applying as an Incoming Freshman
The University of Texas at Tyler Honors Program seeks highly motivated and academically talented high school seniors to apply to the program.
Candidates who wish to apply to the Honors Program for the fall of 2015 will need to complete an application. The application consists of biographical and academic information and includes an essay. Applicants may be invited for an interview with the Honors Committee. Interviews are usually conducted in person, but can be conducted via a remote medium*. Please note that you will only be able to sign up for an interview after your completed application has been received. More information on the interview process can be found below.
The Honors Committee will review all completed applications. A candidate's application is evaluated holistically and is not based on any single metric.
The deadline for applications is March 13, 2015.
Interviews are typically conducted on campus during interview weekends (Friday - Saturday). Below are a list of the interview weekends for this year:
Nov. 21 - 22
Feb. 20 - 21
March 6 - 7
March 20 - 21
For the November and February interview weekends, slots are available on Fridays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - noon.
For the March interview weekends, slots are available on Fridays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Please note that you will only be able to sign up for an interview after your completed application has been received.
*A student may request a remote interview conducted over the phone or through video chat under extenuating circumstances (such as illness, death in the family, etc.) or if a student lives more than 50 miles away from the UT Tyler campus.