The Honors College
Talented students often are forced to choose between the exciting opportunities and challenges offered by large, research-oriented universities and the close, personal environment offered by small liberal arts colleges. FIU offers the best of both worlds. The Honors College is a small community of dedicated scholars—outstanding students and committed teachers—who work together in an atmosphere usually associated with small private colleges, but with all of the resources of a major state university.
The Honors College at FIU offers the very best in undergraduate education and preparation, providing an important foundation for academic, social, and professional development. Students’ undergraduate experiences are significantly enhanced by the interdisciplinary focus of the curriculum and the opportunity to work closely with experienced faculty from a wide variety of academic departments and schools. An emphasis on civic engagement and community involvement expands students’ leadership skills and provides an arena for social interaction. Leadership, mentoring, and internship opportunities made available through the College help prepare students for future graduate and professional study or employment.