Tulane Honors Program Mission Statement
The Tulane Honors Program provides academically gifted and intellectually curious students unique opportunities for exploration and immersion in both multi-disciplinary and specialized scholarship. As a unit of Newcomb-Tulane College, the Honors Program serves students of all academic majors. The Honors Program embraces the ideal of scholarly engagement as a goal for all high-achieving students. This foundation is built through close contact with faculty both inside and outside the classroom, and an active, scholarly community of peers.
Honors Program Overview
The Honors Program encourages students to explore the range of interests in ways that will allow them to realize their full intellectual, scholarly, and professional potential. Honors students pursue serious engagement in academic scholarship through coursework, research, residential communities, international study, opportunities for prestigious awards, and the senior honors thesis; this multifaceted experience culminates in the highest quality undergraduate experience at Tulane University. The scholarly achievements and high academic standards of the Honors Program represent a firm commitment to embodying the academic excellence of Newcomb-Tulane College and to teaching students to live a life of meaning and purpose.
Five Pillars of the Honors Program
The faculty and staff of the Honors Program support students’ exploration through the following five pillars:
The Honors Program is the students’ partner in these endeavors from the day they set foot on campus to the day that they graduate.