Honors Program

Co-Honors Directors:

Nina Rytwinski
Co-Director of Honors Program; Assistant Professor of Psychology
Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Behavioral and Health Sciences
330.490.7611 Betzler Social and Behavioral Science Center - 146
Jennifer Clevinger
Co-Director of Honors Program, Professor of Biology
Mathematics and Sciences
330.490.7331 Timken Natural Science Center - 222

Honors Program Information

The Honors Program admits incoming Walsh University freshmen through:

  • General Honors (Track I)
  • Current Walsh freshmen (Track II) 
  • see here for a much fuller description of the Honors admissions processes.

Honors Program Benefits

  • Honors Scholarship - All students accepted into the honors program receive a renewable scholarship of $24,000 or a full-tuition scholarship. The full-tuition scholarships are very competitive and are also limited.
  • Membership into the National Collegiate Council of Honors Programs - Students have the opportunity to present at national and regional conferences as well as other academic venues, both on and off campus.
  • Peer Support - Each honors student has his/her own honors mentor.
  • Special Recognition - "Honors Graduate Status" is noted on transcripts sent to potential employers and graduate schools.
  • Honors Publishing - Each student is required to complete a senior honors thesis, which will be catalogued in the Walsh library as well as on OhioLINK.
  • Early registration for classes. To ensure an optimal class schedule that is most convenient for you.
  • Class auditing. Sit in on classes of your interest at no extra fee.
  • Extended library usage. Extended borrowing privileges from the University library.

For more information about the Honors Program, please contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 362-9846 or via email at honorsadmission@walsh.edu or honorsdirector@walsh.edu.