Honors Program

Phoenix College Honors Program

Phoenix College Honors Program

Designed to expedite your academic, social, and personal development, the Honors Program offers an exceptional college experience.  Students benefit from special classes, travel opportunities, as well as campus and community involvement.

Apply to the PC Honors ProgramApply for the Program

There are two entry points into the Phoenix College Honors Program. Applications are received until the Monday prior to the start of upcoming semester.

Honors Achievement Award  

Current college students with 12 Maricopa Community Colleges (MCCCD) credits in courses numbered 100 or above and a 3.25 cumulative GPA may qualify.

Presidents' Honors Scholarship 

New high school graduates who graduated with an unweighted GPA of 3.25 or higher will be automatically accepted into the Honors Program with submission of an application and official high school transcript. 

Explore Benefits of the Phoenix College Honors Program

Student Benefits

  • Enriched classes, taught by top-notch faculty
  • Scholarships
  • Personalized advising
  • Travel opportunities
  • Phoenix Symphony concerts

Enroll in Honors Courses

Honors classes facilitate innovative learning and cutting-edge exploration. Program students must enroll in at least one PC Honors Course per fall and spring semester.  For personalized advising, and to review Honors College Courses, submit your application today.

Graduate with Honors

Earning your associate degree or certificate? Become an Honors Program graduate! To do so, you must:

  • Earn 15 honors credits while maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Petition for graduation to the PC Admissions and Records Office

Are you an existing honors student with questions about ceremony designations?  Visit the commencement regalia page, where you'll also locate information about GPA Distinction Cords; and details for members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK).


After PC: University Honors Programs 

Considering transfer to an Arizona university?  Explore notable honors programs throughout the state: