We encourage students to contact the honors coordinator with any questions.

Honors Coordinator: Dr. Kimberly Blockett, Email:, Phone: (610) 892-1376

How to Apply

Cooper Honors Program

The Cooper Honors Program welcomes applications from entering freshmen, students who have completed at least 24 credit hours of college courses with a minimum GPA of 3.40 for two consecutive semesters, and transfer students who earned a 3.40 GPA at their previous institution.  Campus continuing and transfer students must have a minimum of three remaining semesters before graduation and complete an honors thesis.

Deadlines to apply are January 1 for the Spring semester and July 1 for the Fall semester.  To receive an application, please contact Dr. Blockett.

Schreyer Honors Program

Admission to the Schreyer Honors College is through application. Entering freshmen may apply at the time they submit their application to Penn State University. Students may apply by the end of the sophomore year (through the Junior Gate). Current students at Penn State Brandywine should contact Dr. Blockett if interested in applying for the Schreyer program.

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