Centennial Honors College

Honors Eligibility

Entering Freshmen

Be admitted to WIU and satisfy A or B below:

A. 3.75 overall high school GPA (based on a 4.0 scale)

B. Meet two of the following criteria:

  • 3.4 high school GPA (4.0 scale)
  • 24 ACT/1160 SAT
  • Top 15% of high school graduating class 

Transfer and Current Western Students

  • 3.4 GPA (4.0 scale) with 12 or more semester hours earned
  • Honors credits from other institutions may transfer (requires course syllabi)