Group photo of students at the Pavlis Honors College Graduation Ceremony.
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Honors Program

Michigan Tech is the place to build an extraordinary life fueled by curiosity, grit, and entrepreneurial spirit. The Pavlis Honors Program is an ambitious challenge to do even more with the resources Michigan Tech can provide. Honors students are creating their own curriculum, making room for collaboration, and defining success in their own ways. They're launching satellites, helming startup businesses, leading social change, performing undergraduate research, and more.

Are you ready for a transformative academic experience that will set you apart from the crowd?

Here are a few examples of why you should apply to the Pavlis Honors College:

  • Academic Excellence: Surround yourself with a community of high-achieving individuals who share your passion for learning. In the Pavlis Honors College, you'll have access to unique and challenging courses, engaging discussions, and dedicated faculty and staff mentors who will help you thrive academically.
  • Intellectual Stimulation: Expand your horizons and indulge your curiosity in an environment that fosters intellectual growth. Engage in thought-provoking debates, interdisciplinary projects, and research opportunities that will push the boundaries of your knowledge and ignite your love for learning.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse group of driven individuals who share your ambition and aspirations. The Pavlis Honors College provides a network of like-minded peers, faculty, and alumni, offering invaluable connections that can open doors to future internships, research collaborations, and career opportunities.
  • Prestige and Recognition: Stand out in a competitive world! Graduating from the Pavlis Honors College enhances your resume, demonstrating your dedication to excellence, critical thinking, and a commitment to going above and beyond. Employers and graduate schools often seek out graduates with an honors education, recognizing the value it brings.
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Christine Wood, Pavlis Honors Student

Lifelong Connections

Forge friendships and connections that will last a lifetime.

The Honors College is a tight-knit community where you'll build lasting relationships with fellow students who share your passion, ambition, and drive. Together, you'll support and inspire each other to reach new heights.

  • 5
    customizable components you will develop and complete
  • 9
    honors abilities that you will develop as a student in Pavlis
  • 10
    external advisory board members supporting our students

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about the Pavlis Honors College program at Michigan's flagship technological university.

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