Bloomsburg University Honors Program Application

Admission Requirements of Prospective Students

In order to apply for admission to the Honors Program at Bloomsburg University, candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications.


New freshmen applying for admission to the program must have a total SAT score of at least 1100, with a minimum of 550 in each category. Candidates must also rank in the top 20 percent of their high school class.

Current BU Students

We encourage current BU students to apply for admission to the Program. Admission is based on academic performance at Bloomsburg University. A minimum grade point average of 3.25 is required.

How to Apply

(1) Both new freshmen and current BU students can now begin the application process online.

  • New freshmen start here.
  • Current students start here.

(2) If you prefer to submit your application via regular mail, please print the required forms using the following links.

(3) Follow the instructions provided with the initial application form in order to submit the additional required material.

Mail to:

Bloomsburg University
Honors Program
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Henry Carver Fund (HCF) Honors Scholarships

We generally award 4-6 $1500 HCF Freshman Honors scholarships. There is no application for this award. These awards are usually finalized after a review of all candidates and are based on the application material and candidate interviews. Scholarship winners will be notified by mail.

We also award several $500 HCF Honors Scholarships. These awards are for students in good standing in the Program and there is a more formal application process. Applications are due in the Spring. The application form is here.


The Bloomsburg University Honor Program is a community of students and faculty with strong academic, social, and service aspirations.


Honors Department Offices
Located on the corner of Luzerne nearest the BU store, across from the Kehr Union building.


Feel free to contact the honors department with any questions you may have.
Phone: (570) 389-5481
More contact information can be found at the contact us page on this site.