Honors Program Requirements

High school students or those who graduated from high school within the past five years:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above plus one of the following:
  • ACT score of 25 or above or SAT score in 80th percentile or above

Students out of high school more than five years:

  • Successful completion of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Stark State College
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above

Currently enrolled or College Credit Plus student:

  • Successful completion of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Stark State College with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above

-or-

  • Less than 12 SSC credit hours with a GPA of 3.5 or above and one of the following:
    • ACT score of 25
    • Score in 80th percentile or above on the SAT

Transfer student:

  • Students currently enrolled and in good standing in an honors program at other accredited institutions are qualified for enrollment in the Honors Program at SSC
  • Successful completion of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at an accredited institution within the past five years with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above

Honors program students must

  • maintain a GPA of at least 3.2, taking at least six credit hours per academic year
  • attend mandatory honors program advising
  • sign an honors contract