Founded in 1982, The University of Tampa’s Honors Program exists to enhance the education of high-achieving students. The Honors Program has a distinctive, Honors-only curriculum, a number of opportunities that are exclusively for Honors students, and provides a close-knit community of like-minded students.


The Honors Program of The University of Tampa aims to 1) attract excellent students to the university and 2) to enhance their achievement by creating an intellectually stimulating environment, 3) fostering their critical thinking skills, 4) increasing their capacities as global citizens, and 5) helping them become scholars and intellectuals.