Honors Program

Challenging and supportive

An inspiring intellectual community, Western’s Honors Program brings high-achieving students and outstanding faculty together in a small and highly interactive learning community. With an average class size of 20 students, the Honors Program offers an intimate college experience along with all the resources of a comprehensive public university. Students engage with diverse curriculum that includes general university requirements as well as special Honors seminars.

Admission to Honors is selective, and based on a review of:

  • Academic achievement

  • Standardized test scores

  • A letter of recommendation

  • A writing sample

Benefits include:

  • Small class sizes

  • Individual attention

  • Diverse class selection

  • Interaction with other motivated students

  • Thought-provoking discussions

  • Engagement with students across a wide variety of majors

  • An Honors residential option in Edens Hall

Maple Valley, WA
Western is truly committed to making students feel like they have a place to explore their potential.

Visit the Honors Program website for additional information, including admissions standards, application instructions, and current Honors courses and seminars.