Admission to the Honors College at East Carolina University is competitive and by invitation only. Students wishing to be considered for admission into the Honors College or any of its programs first need to meet minimum eligibility criteria to receive an invitation to apply:
- Submit a completed application for undergraduate admission to East Carolina University by the priority deadline of December 1.
- Meet the following minimum criteria within both the standardized test and high school achievement categories
- Minimum math/verbal combined SAT score of 1200 or Minimum ACT score of 27
- Minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or minimum weighted GPA of 4.0
Students who met the above criteria received an invitation by mail to complete the Honors College application. The Honors College application is completed entirely online, with the exception of a peer recommendation that must be submitted by mail. The postmarked deadline for submitting the completed Honors College application and all associated materials was December 15. The Honors College acknowledged receipt of completed Honors College applications (to include letter of recommendation) with an e-mail confirmation.
Applications were reviewed throughout December and January and the notification mailing was processed for all applicants on January 30, 2013.
Honors College Admissions Timeline for the Fall 2013 entering class
Sept. 10, 2012: East Carolina University undergraduate admissions application window opens. Visit: http: //www.ecu.edu/admissions/
Sept. 10 – Dec. 1, 2012: Qualified applicants to East Carolina University will be sent the Honors College application packet by mail
Dec. 1, 2012: Deadline for prospective Honors College students to submit a completed East Carolina University application
Dec. 17, 2012: Postmarked Deadline for prospective students to submit a completed Honors College application, including all associated materials, via the Honors College application website
Dec. 16-Jan. 30, 2013: Honors College, EC Scholars, Business Scholars, and Early Assurance Program application review
Jan. 31, 2013: Targeted notification date for Honors College decisions and finalist status for EC Scholars, Business Scholars, and Early Assurance Program applicants
Feb. 17, 2013: Selection Sunday: EC Scholars, Business Scholars, and Early Assurance Program Finalist Interviews
Feb. 18, 2013: Honors College Preview Day
March 1, 2013: Honors College waitlist application becomes available on the Honors College website
March 2, 2013: Targeted notification date for all EC Scholars, Business Scholars, and Early Assurance Program award recipients
March 24, 2013: Postmarked Deadline for prospective students to submit a completed Honors College wait list application, including all associated materials, via the Honors College wait list application website
April 24, 2013: Deadline to accept Honors College or special program opportunities by confirming enrollment to East Carolina University
Summer 2013: Honors College Summer Orientation (required of incoming Honors students)
Summer 2013: Honors College Kickoff Events (optional to incoming Honors students)
Any questions about the Honors College admissions process should be directed to our main office at 252.328.6373 or by e-mail email@example.com