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The prestigious Honors College at UMass Boston welcomes first-year, currently enrolled, and transfer students who excel academically, thrive on intellectual challenge, and seek to explore the world in unfamiliar ways.  

Those who qualify for the Honors College enjoy:

  • Interdisciplinary courses that span the sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences—designed by faculty just for honors students
  • Small class sizes that foster deep discussions and individual attention
  • Development of research skills through senior theses and projects
  • Connections to internships, major fellowships, and scholarships