sqPromotes academic excellence. sqAdvances learning through faculty-led, interdisciplinary communities.
sqNourishes a diverse community of outstanding students and faculty. sqGenerates active engagement in and beyond the classroom.
sqOffers exciting programs, small seminars, courses, and research     opportunities, exclusively for Honors College students. sqFosters sustained faculty-student interaction.
sqPromotes peer learning and support.

Since 2002, U.S. News and World Report has annually recognized the University of Maryland for excellence in the category of Learning Communities. In addition to the Honors College and College Park Scholars, other special learning communities at Maryland include:
Beyond the Classroom
First-Year Learning Communities
Global Communities
  Hinman CEOs
Jimenez-Porter Writer's House
Language House
Markets and Society
Women in Engineering

To be considered for Scholars and Honors:
Apply to the University by the November 1 priority deadline.
No separate application is necessary.
For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions