Honors College students are selected from a competitive process that includes an online application, letters of recommendation, official test scores, writing samples, and possibly an interview. The early decision application deadline for admission for the 2016-2017 academic year is February 1, 2016 and the final deadline is April 1, 2016.
You must submit a Miami Dade College application before you can apply to The Honors College. Choose the option that is right for you:
If you are a first time applicant to Miami Dade College you will have to wait for the college to give you an MDC ID number. There are several possibilities after you submit the MDC application:
Should you have any questions about your Miami Dade College application, MDC ID number or accessing your MYMDC account please contact technical support. We also invite you to contact The Honors College if you need any further assistance or call 305-237-7077.
Once you have your MDC ID number answer the questions in the first screen of The Honors College application to determine if you are eligible. You must be a first time in college applicant who either:
Your scores are college level if they are at least:
NOTE: Only scores from tests taken within two years of intended admission date are eligible. This means that if took the ACT, SAT, or PERT more than two years from your intended admission date, test(s) will have to be retaken, if you wish to apply.
If you have not taken the exam yet or do not reside in the United States read the following:
As you review the application you will notice that test scores are required, two recommendations must be submitted, and transcript(s) must be received. Be certain to request all of these supplemental materials early. Your Admission File will not be considered complete until all required documents are received.
It is your responsibility to check your online application status to determine whether or not these items have been received. If you wish to receive consideration for early decision, all of these materials must be received by February 1, 2016. Any admission file that is incomplete after that date will remain active until the final deadline: April 1, 2016.
To have your SAT, ACT or PERT scores sent to Miami Dade College:
Official copy of high school transcripts in sealed enveloped must be sent to:
The Honors College at Miami Dade College
300 N.E. 2nd Ave, Suite 1264
Miami, FL 33132
NOTE: The Honors College does not accept transcripts sent electronically to MDC. In order for your application to be complete, your sealed official transcripts must be received by our Wolfson Campus office or be postmarked by the final deadline.
Once your file is complete, the Admissions Committee will decide whether to grant you an interview. If selected to interview, you will receive an e-mail at the address you provided in your Miami Dade College application. It is important for you to respond immediately as there is a brief response period for you to accept the invitation to interview. Failure to respond will be interpreted as your decision to forfeit the interview.
Applicants invited to interview will be provided specific instructions. All interviews are held at the Wolfson Campus:
The Honors College
300 NE 2 AVE, Suite 1264
Miami, FL 33132
Ph: (305) 237-7077
A completed admission file to The Honors College Dual Language Program includes:
To be eligible for consideration your language scores must be at least:
Contact The Honors College or call 305-237-7077.
"Becoming an Honors College Fellow is definitely one of the perks of being accepted into The Honors College. The program pays for everything - all tuition, books and fees. My experience in The Honors College was pivotal in opening my eyes and changing my view of my possibilities."Michael Ohevzion, Class of 2003
Once admitted, you are eligible for the The Honors College Fellows Award covering the full cost of in-state tuition, fees and books. This will require submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We recommend that you complete this application online.
Should you have any questions about Financial Aid contact the Miami Dade College financial aid offices.