Honors College

The Missouri Valley College Honors Program offers high-achieving students an enhanced college experience that prepares members to hit the ground running in their graduate and professional careers.

Honors Education: What’s In It For Me?

There are many benefits to getting an honors education.

  • Professional development workshops and bootcamps
  • Field trips and hands-on learning opportunities
  • Student-led service opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with distinguished guest speakers
  • Priority housing beginning fall semester sophomore year
  • 25% scholarship for study abroad (maximum of $1,500)
  • Priority course registration
  • Missouri Valley College is an active member of the National Collegiate Honors Council.

Admission to the Honors Program

Learn more about the admissions requirements for the MVC Honors Program, and if you have any questions, just let us know!

  • New Freshmen

    Minimum ACT score of 24 or combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score of 1090. Students can petition the Honors Program Director for provisional admission if minimum scores are not reached.

  • Transfer and Current Students

    Current MVC students or students transferring with an Associate of Arts degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above at any accredited college or university are also invited to apply for admission into a 2-year abbreviated version of the Missouri Valley College Honors Program.

What do you enjoy most about the MVC Honors Program?


The Honors College at Missouri Valley prepares curious, motivated, high-achieving students to enter graduate school and professional careers with confidence through enhanced academic and co-curricular opportunities that develop essential intellectual skills, foster close student-faculty collaboration, and promote curiosity and questioning.

Dr. Christopher Libby
Dean, Honors College
Ferguson Center, 212