Admission - Honors at Entrance

To foster superior scholarship as a desirable academic characteristic and to recognize outstanding entering students, San José State University has established the award of Honors at Entrance. Entering freshmen are eligible with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Upper division transfer students are eligible with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Lower division transfers must have both 3.6 or higher high school GPA and a 3.50 or higher transfer GPA.

The advantages accruing to an entering student are:

1) priority registration for the second semester of enrollment;

2) honors at entrance annotation on the student's permanent academic records;

3) consideration for admission to the Humanities Honors program.