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All School of Honors applicants must have clear admission to SFA. Eligibility will be determined using test scores submitted to SFA Admissions and GPAs as calculated by SFA, or at the Director’s discretion. Eligible students may apply to the School of Honors click here.

Incoming Freshman: Minimum New SAT total score of 1290 (if taken March 2016 or after), minimum Old SAT total score of 1220 (if taken before March 2016) (not including writing), or minimum 27 ACT composite score (not including writing.)

Transfer student: minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA based on at least 12 transferable credit hours. If have less than 12 transferable credit hours, then Incoming Freshman admission requirements may also apply. Subject to approval by the Director, Honors eligible students may transfer as many as 12 credit hours of Honors courses from their former institution(s) into the School of Honors at SFA.

Current SFA student: minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA based on at least 12 credit hours earned at SFA. If have less than 12 earned credit hours, then Incoming Freshman and/or Transfer student admissions requirements may also apply.


Once admitted into the School of Honors, students must meet the following conditions to maintain membership:

  1. Complete no fewer than six credit hours of Honors coursework each academic year.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25.
  3. Comply with all School of Honors policies and procedures.


To fill out our online application, click here.

For more information on joining the School of Honors, contact:

The School of Honors
Box 6114 - SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6114
Phone: 936-468-2813
FAX: 936-468-7619

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