UMass Boston's Honors College

Honors College


  • Check out the Honors College's exciting fall 2015 programming calendar.  

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

  • Read about a UMass Boston Honors College first-year Student working to get tick research published via this Patriot Ledger article.  

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.