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Chances for honors program???

CC AdminCC Admin Administrator Posts: 32,437 Senior Member
Straight up, I'd take U of Miami any day over UConn. Problem is that UConn (oos) offered me a place in their honors program and a $40,000 scholarship. Basically my question is: am I likely to get a similar offer from Miami?

SAT I: 790 CR, 670 M, 750 W
SAT II: 790 US, 760 World, 750 Bio
GPA: 3.8 weighted (good grade trend though 3.5, 3.6, 4.3, 4.5)
Class Rank: 18/199

I'm not so much worried about the merit aid as I am about the honors program... Think I'll get in??? Thanks.
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Replies to: Chances for honors program???

  • A2Wolves6A2Wolves6 Registered User Posts: 4,232 Senior Member
    I think you are definitely going to get a merit scholarship, anywhere between 1/3 and 3/4 tuition (39,853-89,670). As for the honors program, it depends like the scholarships. You have the potential to get in, because the requirements aren't set in stone, but your class rank isn't top 5%.

    Honors criteria: A minimum SAT of 1360 or ACT of 31 or better and ranked in the top 5% of your high school graduating class is required. Note that minimum criteria are guidelines and that students meeting them are not guaranteed entrance into the General Honors Program.

    Scholarships: http://www.miami.edu/UMH/CDA/UMH_Main/0,1770,29532-1;40341-2;29913-2;29467-3,00.html

    1/3 tuition: Top 10% class rank, A average, 1300 SAT I or 30 ACT
    1/2 tuition: Top 7% class rank, A average, 1350 SAT I or 31 ACT
    3/4 tuition: Top 5% class rank, A average, 1400 SAT I or 32 ACT
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