A group of Honors students in business attire at Lake-Sumter State College

The Honors Program at Lake-Sumter State College allows students to receive all of the perks one would expect from a university honors college for a community college price.

With an innovative, integrated curriculum taught by award-winning faculty, the Honors Program at LSSC will provide students with extensive opportunities to develop deeper learning through research, real-world experience, and engaging extra- and co-curricular activities.

Plus, Honors students qualify for special scholarships from LSSC and the LSSC Foundation.

For more information, please contact the Amber Karlins, Coordinator of the Honors Program, at honors@lssc.edu.

Apply for Fall 2022

Honors Program Applications for Fall 2022 are now available. In addition to completing this program application, please make sure to apply to Lake-Sumter State College through the standard admissions application.

Program Benefits

  • Special scholarship opportunities
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Priority course registration
  • Opportunities for guided research with award-winning faculty
  • Opportunities for conference attendance and presentation
  • Specialized advising for long-term planning
  • Cohort-based learning for an increased sense of community
  • Special recognition at graduation
  • Honors transfer opportunities to UCF, Stetson, and others upon LSSC graduation

Eligibility

In order to be considered for admission to the honors program at LSSC, students must have:

  • An unweighted high school GPA of at least 3.5
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, school official, supervisor, or community leader
  • Documented evidence of academic achievement and readiness
  • Completed and submitted an application to LSSC’s Honors Program, including three essay questions

Transfer Success

In addition to the standard transfer agreements in the state of Florida, Honors Program have access to exclusive transfer agreements between Lake-Sumter State College and several universities. These agreements provide admission to the university’s Honors program and access to specific scholarship opportunities. Contact Amber Karlins at honors@lssc.edu for more information on these transfer opportunities.

Stetson University

  • Direct transfer to Stetson’s Honors Program Experience
  • Stetson University will provide scholarships to all qualified students that equal the full cost of tuition and fees, after state and federal aid. Learn more.

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