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LAC VS University Honors Programs

pushymompushymom Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited September 2005 in College Search & Selection
Does anyone where I could get more information on rankings of the Honor's programs offered by Universities across the nation? Someone told me the Sally Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi was in the top 10 ranked programs in the country. How can I confirm this?
Thanks
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Replies to: LAC VS University Honors Programs

  • condor30condor30 Registered User Posts: 1,083 Senior Member
    found an older book at the library:

    thomson peterson's 3rd edition honors programs & colleges. no rankings -- but detailed info. on honors programs/colleges. says it's the "official guide of the National Collegiate Honors Council".

    The book has info. on "The McDonnell-Barksdale Honors College", Univ. of Mississippi.
  • lonestardadlonestardad Registered User Posts: 600 Member
    pushymom - There are no rankings of honors programs and colleges anywhere. However, for a list of honors programs and colleges try the National Collegiate Honors Council at this website:

    http://www.nchchonors.org/nchc_members.htm

    There is no doubt that the University of Mississippi Honors College is quite good. With that said, there are numerous excellent honors colleges at both state and private universities. Take a look at the website of the honors college or programs at any state flagship university and you will likely be impressed (such as Penn State, University of Georgia, University of Alabama, Arizona State, Indiana University, University of Maryland - College Park, University of South Carolina, University of Oklahoma and numerous others). You will also find that the scholarships and special programs for honors students can be quite enticing and varied. The entrance requirements will also vary considerably. Some are by invitation only. Others have their own admissions applications separate from the university and encourage a variety of applicants (such as Texas Tech). It will take some digging through honors program websites to see which ones look interesting, but it is well worth it. Again, there are published rankings of honors programs and colleges.
  • lonestardadlonestardad Registered User Posts: 600 Member
    The last line of my prior post should say "there are no published rankings of honors programs and colleges.
  • SBmomSBmom Registered User Posts: 5,725 Senior Member
    I love your screenname, pushymom.
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