Our Mission

The Honors College at Michigan State University – one of the nation’s most distinctive and extensive honors programs – serves academically talented, committed students who wish to pursue and achieve academic excellence. The Honors College strives to ensure an enriched academic and social experience for its members and to create an environment that fosters active, innovative learning. The Honors College emphasizes individualized academic program planning rather than a tightly prescribed set of courses. Honors College members enjoy the intimacy of a small-college atmosphere on the campus of one of the world’s leading research universities.