The University of Alabama Honors College encourages you to explore our seven programs’ application requirements. If you would like more information about a specific program, please visit the programs page.

The Honors College is proud to be home to the University Honors Program, Randall Research Scholars Program (formerly Computer Based Honors) and University Fellows Experience. We invite you to learn about our programs and apply to any of interest.

The Honors College is proud to partner with both the College of Arts & Sciences and the Culverhouse College of Business to present the Blount Scholars Program and McCollough Institute for Pre-Medical Scholars, and CREATE Path to the MBA and STEM Path to the MBA.

We encourage all students to apply to the University Honors Program prior to submitting an application to a specific program of interest, while it is not required for all programs.

University Honors Program

University Honors Program

3.5 High School GPA

In-state students:  30 ACT / 1360 SAT or

28 ACT / 1310 SAT and top five percent of their graduating class

Out-of-state students: 30 ACT / 1360 SAT

Randall Research Scholars Program

Randall Research Scholars Program

3.5 High School GPA

30 ACT / 1360 SAT

Students can apply through the Randall Research Scholars application after completing the Honors College Application through their MyBama account. Only incoming students may apply. 

University Fellows Program

University Fellows Program

3.5 High School GPA

32 ACT / 1420 SAT

Students can apply through the University Fellows Experience application after completing the Honors College Application through their MyBama account. Only incoming students may apply. 


College of Arts and Sciences

Blount Scholars Program

Blount Scholars Program

There are no required test scores or GPA for admission into the Blount Scholars Program.

Students can apply through the Blount Scholars Program application.

While not required, we welcome you to apply to the University Honors Program in addition to the Blount Scholars Program.

McCollough Institute for Pre-Medical Scholars

McCollough Institute for Pre-Medical Scholars

3.5 High School GPA

In-state students: 30 ACT / 1360 SAT

Out-of-state students: 32 ACT / 1420 SAT

Students can apply through the McCollough Institute for Pre-Medical Scholars application


Culverhouse College of Business

STEM Path to the MBA

STEM Path to the MBA

3.5 High School GPA

28 ACT / 1310 SAT

Students can apply through the STEM Path to the MBA Program application

CREATE Path to the MBA

CREATE Path to the MBA

3.5 High School GPA

28 ACT / 1310 SAT

Students can apply through the CREATE Path to the MBA Program application.