Admission Requirements


“The Honors Program at Seton Hill has challenged me to think critically & respond to global issues that will affect our future generations.”

- Anthony Palmiscno, Class of 2016

The Seton Hill Honors Program seeks students who demonstrate their intellectual curiosity through academic achievement and community engagement.

There is no separate application process for the Honors Program. Qualified students will be invited to participate in the Honors Program by the Honors Program Director after being admitted to the university.

To be accepted into Seton Hill's Honors Program, first-year students must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7 from high school. (Once invited into the Honors Program at Seton Hill, students must maintain a 3.3 GPA throughout their college academic career to remain in the program.)
  • Have an SAT score of 1200 or higher, or an ACT score of 26 or higher.

Invitation Process

The Honors Program Director will send an invitation letter to qualified students who have been admitted to Seton Hill University.