UMass Boston's Honors College

Honors College


  • 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
  • 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.