A TRADITION OF COMMUNITY
BE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates, who come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements, inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Williams Honors College.
May 1 — Regular admission and scholarship consideration | Apply today
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Just a few of the many benefits to being in the Williams Honors College:
Visit our modern, park-like campus though one of our Admissions events. In-person and virtual options available most days!
By taking different Honors Colloquia, ELLIE PLASTER, has had more opportunities to explore things in which she's interested in, for example how neuroscience connects to art.
We've created this booklet that describes the special opportunities available to UA honors students, including academic capstone work, scholarships, research, study abroad, leadership development and more.
The College Credit Plus Honors Academy is for high school juniors and seniors to get an even bigger head start to their college careers.
The College Credit Plus program was created by the Ohio Legislature to allow students in grades 7-12 to enroll in a college or university to earn both college credit and credit for their classes, tuition free.
While The University of Akron has been celebrating its sesquicentennial, UA has also been celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Honors Program and the 15th anniversary of our Honors College.
We spoke with Dr. Dale Mugler, who spearheaded the transformation of the Honors Program into the Honors College and was our inaugural dean.