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The Honors College is a campus-wide enriched academic experience for talented undergraduate students in all majors and disciplines. There are over 400 students in the Honors College, with about 50 associated Honors Faculty. We strive for excellence in critical thinking, creativity, intellectual development, leadership and original research. We are a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council, the Southern Regional Honors Council and the Alabama Collegiate Honors Council.


Adam Powell '14


"Honors classes are always more beneficial because the small size allows professors to focus on discussions rather than lectures, and I have typically found discussions to be more thought provoking than lectures."