About The Honors College

Honors College students answering questions on stage

A Culture of Excellence

Since 2002, The Honors College at Miami Dade College has brought together rigorous academics, global perspective, leadership experiences, and an experienced faculty to create a rich and distinguished learning experience.

In our classrooms, bright and ambitious students benefit from our unique approach to education - an approach that has guided our graduates to the most prestigious colleges and universities around the world.

We build a culture of excellence by:

  • Recruiting high-achieving students that have the determination and ability to excel in rich, challenging academic programs
  • Exploring exemplary and creative activities and instructional models that enhance learning
  • Inspiring a global perspective with the help of renowned civic leaders and renowned figures in the art, science, business and academic fields
  • Building leadership skills through discussion, seminars and travel opportunities

A Reward for Achievement

The Honors College Fellows Award rewards students for their academic achievement. Available to all students admitted to The Honors College, this prestigious award covers the cost of in-state tuition, fees, and books.


"Becoming a part of The Honors College family has been a challenging, yet rewarding experience. This has enabled me to look beyond the traditional and aspire for greatness. It has taught me that anything can be achieved if the effort is taken. No challenge is too great in life."

Luissette Ramos, Class of 2007