We encourage students to contact the honors coordinator with any questions.

Honors Coordinators

Dr. Kimberly Blockett, Email:, Phone: (610) 892-1376

Dr. Hans Schmidt, Email:, Phone: (610) 892-1251

(Note: During the 2017-2018 Academic Year, direct all communication to Dr. Hans Schmidt)

How to Apply (Current PSU students, only)

Cooper Honors Program

The Cooper Honors Program welcomes applications from current Penn State Brandywine students who have completed at least 24 credit hours of college courses with a minimum GPA of 3.40 for two consecutive semesters, and transfer students who earned at least a 3.40 GPA at their previous institution.  Campus continuing and transfer students must have a minimum of three remaining semesters before graduation.  All first-year applicants to Brandywine are considered for campus honors based on their high school GPA, transcript and standardized test scores.  Eligible applicants will receive an invitation letter from Admissions.

Deadlines to apply are January 1 for the Spring semester and June 1 for the Fall semester. Click here to apply.

Schreyer Honors Program

Admission to the Schreyer Honors College is through application. Entering freshmen may apply at the time they submit their application to Penn State University. Current students who earn a 3.7 cumulative GPA may apply at the end of the sophomore year (through the Junior Gate). Current students at Penn State Brandywine should contact the Honors Coordinator if interested in applying for the Schreyer program.

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