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Admission to Upper Division Honors is currently only open to Cleveland State students.

University Honors Program

Competitive applicants should be in the position to complete their Honors degree requirements in their major in approximately two academic years. 

Please contact Ms. Lauren Mannella at l.mannella@csuohio.edu for an application link.
Application Deadline: February 28
Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above in all college-level coursework
  • A rigorous curriculum overall in the major
  • Commitment to completing honors work in the major
  • Completion of 60 earned semester hours by the end of the semester in which the student is applying
  • Completion of most general education requirements by the end of the semester in which the student is applying
All application materials must be submitted by February 28


** Applicants to the Mandel Honors College must be pursuing their first Bachelor's degree.  Students who already hold a Bachelor's degree are ineligible for consideration.

** The Mandel Honors College only admits students to programs once a year for Fall semester.