UMass Boston's Honors College

Honors College


  • Check out the Honors College's spring 2015 semester calendar for great events and programs.   

  • UMass Boston Honors College students work with Mayor Martin Walsh to propose revitalize the Strand Theatre.  Learn more via this NECN story.  

Be Part of Something Extraordinary

The prestigious Honors College at UMass Boston welcomes first-year 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
  • Personalized advising and priority course registration
  • Connections to internships, major fellowships, and scholarships
Visit our About the College page to discover the Honors College's mission, components, and learning outcomes.  
Check out the UMass Boston Board of Visitors Success Network to learn more about the college's mentorship project collaboration with the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs.