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Admission Requirements

Entry Portals

Admission to University Honors is dependent on grade point average, as calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for first-year and transfer applicants, application essays, demonstrated leadership, and academic integrity. The Faculty Admissions Committee reviews all applications for critical thinking and writing skills. Current UCR students applying to University Honors must be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Programs. Listed below is a summary of the University Honors admission criteria for each entry portal. For questions and more information, please visit the FAQ page.

 

Entry Portal Cumulative GPA Requirement Application Period Additional Admissions Criteria
Incoming Freshman Students 3.80 Early March - Mid March

Excellent High School Record of:

  1. Scholarship
  2. Leadership
  3. Community Involvement

Rising Second-Year

UCR Students

3.50 Early April - Mid April

Excellent UCR Record of:

  1. Scholarship
  2. Leadership
  3. Community Involvement

Rising Third-Year

UCR Students

3.50 Early April - Mid April

Excellent UCR Record of:

  1. Scholarship
  2. Leadership
  3. Community Involvement
  4. Interest in Pursuit of Undergraduate Research or Creative Activity
Incoming Transfer Students 3.50 Early May - Mid May

Excellent Transfer Institution Record of:

  1. Scholarship
  2. Leadership
  3. Community Involvement
  4. Interest in Pursuit of Undergraduate Research or Creative Activity

 

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