The Honors Experience

DHC Student Profile: 2019 Incoming Class

  • Average GPA 3.8
  • Average ACT 29
  • Average SAT 1304
  • 150-200 students per entering class (although the DHC is home to approximately 700 UM students)

We are looking for well-rounded, ambitious, and curious learners. While we look at academic performance and test scores, these criteria are not absolute and all highly motivated students are encouraged to apply.



We offer a flexible curriculum that fits with every single major offered on campus. We offer between 50-60 honors courses every semester.

Benefits include dedicated advising with Bethany Applegate; one-on-one access to meeting with the Dean; the Career Development Program and; approximately $50,000 per academic year awarded in scholarships for study abroad and undergraduate research.