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About This Program

The Honors Program at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) provides opportunities for high-performing students to participate in a more challenging and stimulating intellectual experience. Honors Program courses provide an enhanced educational experience through work with primary documents, the inclusion of multiple disciplines, collaborative work and a deeper engagement with course material.

Benefits of Earning Your Degree at MSU Denver

Honors Program Thesis Symposium

Students in the Honors Program have the following unique opportunities:

  • Attend smaller, more engaging classes.
  • Apply for special scholarships and book awards.
  • Take advantage of many research opportunities.
  • Access social and study spaces in the Honors House.
  • Enjoy social and cultural outings with fellow students.
  • Attend program-sponsored activities on and off campus.
  • Develop leadership skills in student organizations.
  • Write an honors senior thesis of your choosing.
  • Receive an honors notation on your transcript.
  • Gain special recognition at your commencement.

Facilities and Resources

The Honors Program is housed in the 9th Street Historic Park, where students can utilize the computer lab, the kitchen, and the common areas. The Program also hosts regular social events, where individuals can get to know their peers and form friendships with other members of the Honors community. In addition, MSU Denver Honors Program students will be able to attend Undergraduate Research Conferences such as the Western Regional Honors Conference with little to no cost to them. With faculty in most major departments and colleges on campus, the community is widespread, and finding an advisor who is a member of Honors faculty is easy.

Honors Program Camping Trip

Alumni at Work

Graduates of MSU Denver’s Honors Program have gone on to work for organizations such as:

• Denver Public Schools

• Oracle

• E!

• National Wildlife Federation

Other graduates have gone on to study in post-baccalaureate programs in schools such as:

• University of Denver

• University of Colorado Denver

• University of Colorado

• Colorado State University

• George Washington University

• Louisiana State University

Honors Program

Contact the Honors Program

Phone: 303-615-1154

Email: [email protected]

Apply Today: Honors Application (Qualtrics Form)

Location:

1033 9th Street Historic Park

Please be advised the Honors Program House is not accessible for disabled persons.