Admission as a Freshman
Admission into the Honors Program
is selective and attempts to build a community that has the characteristics
of a selective admission college or university within the larger population
of Shawnee State.
students who have applied for or have accepted admission at SSU may be
offered admission in the Honors Program under the following criteria:
of significant scholarly achievement in high school (GPA of 3.5 or higher);
a score of at least a 26 (composite) on the ACT or combined 1,220 on the SAT;
Complete a one-page essay
answering the following questions: 1) Why do you want to be a part of
the SSU Honors Program;and 2) What do you hope to gain from the
Two letters of recommendation (may be from teachers,
coaches, school counselor, youth leaders, employers) (Optional)
To be considered, all materials must be received
before March 1, 2014.
think that you are eligible for acceptance into the Honors Program, please
contact Director, Dr. Rhoni Maxwell-Rader at Rmaxwellrader@shawnee.edu.