The Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato is committed to supporting motivated undergraduate students by providing them with exceptional learning opportunities, mentoring relationships, and a supportive community that fosters their personal, academic, and professional development.

Developing Competencies Through Meaningful Reflection

Honors students are committed to developing in several competency areas such as leadership, research, and global citizenship.  The program provides class experiences designed to support competency development and a variety of co-curricular activities to enrich their growth.  Students demonstrate their emerging competencies through electronic portfolios in which they document their activities and engage in meaningful reflection about their learning.  The Honors Program challenges students to move outside of their comfort zones and to think critically about the world and their personal contributions to the communities in which they live.

Student Spotlight

"I joined the Honors Program to challenge myself and have something interesting to do while I am in college. Additionally, I wanted to really develop research skills that would be useful for me later, especially when applying for graduate school."

-Brian Swancutt, Social Work/Pre Law '21, Honors Student Body Vice President

 

Honors Newsletters

A list of newsletters for the Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Apply Now

Information on how to apply to the honors program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Why Honors

Information on all the benefits of joining the honors program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Student Portfolios

Learn more about the program's unique portfolio model and peruse examples of student work.

Honors Community

Information on the honors community faculty and students at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Honors Staff & Contact Information

Contact information for the Honors Program office and individual staff members within the Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.