Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Scholars relaxing in front of Atherton Hall

In the Penn State alma mater, there are the words "For the glory of Old State."

Those words are about the history and tradition of this fine institution. And honors education is a part of that tradition of academic excellence.

The Schreyer Honors College is for people who want more and want to do more.

It is for leaders. Thinkers. Doers. Achievers.

For the people who will shape the world — and for those who will change the world.

If that sounds like you or someone you know, consider applying.

The Schreyer Honors College can be your Penn State.

For the glory. For the honor.

Facts & Figures

Selective Admission

Admission is limited to a 300-member incoming first-year class each fall.

Two Percent

The SHC's overall enrollment of 1,800 Scholars represents just two percent of Penn State's undergraduate student population.

Financial Support

Effective Fall 2018, incoming first-year Scholars receive a $5,000 Academic Excellence Scholarship. Additional financial support includes grants for travel, research and internships.

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