Academic Benefits and Requirements

For 60 years, Honors College students have created unique and enriched academic programs in the context of a vast and comprehensive university.

MSU Honors College members

  • Enjoy unparalleled freedom from standard curricular requirements
  • Select from a wide variety of dynamic Honors classes, interactive seminars
  • Take small classes, taught by professors, which explore topics in depth and encourage student interaction
  • Receive comprehensive advising services from both faculty in their major and Honors College staff
  • Are involved significantly in faculty-led and independent scholarly and research opportunities
  • Have enrollment priority after the first year
  • Are stimulated by endless unique programs, international study options, cultural and social activities, and community service opportunities.


Program Flexibility

Honors Experiences

Comprehensive Advising

General Education Requirements

Continuing Membership

Graduation Recognition