where academic investigation +
christian faith +
service to others unite

The annual Honors Luncheon will be held on May 3rd, 2015 at 11:30am.

We thank you in advance for your RSVP, so we can plan accordingly. If you have any questions,please call: 951-785-2310 or email: honors@lasierra.edu

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Projects and Admission

Honors Scholarship Project

You will have the chance to work in collaboration with faculty members to develop an original research or creative project that is presented publicly. Some students present their projects at professional meetings and/ or publish them in professional journals. For other students, the projects have developed into graduate specialties.

Recent Honors Scholarship projects have included:

  • "Modeling the Spread of Lyme Disease"
  • "Daybreak: Jerusalem" - an exploration of the characters surrounding Christ
  • "Who Benefits from Visual Self-Expression?"
  • "International Students an Culture Shock"
  • "The Star Wars Alternate Prequel Trilogy"
  • "'I Told the Doctor I Got a Good Heart': A Stage Play"

Community Involvement Project

The Honors Program emphasizes service throughout the curriculum. During your junior year, you will engage in direct community service and report on the experience.

Past projects have included:

  • Educating young girls to form healthy habits
  • Improving health care for the homeless in the Inland Empire
  • Helping children to gain proficiency in math, science, and reading
  • Encouraging bus ridership in order to minimize the impact on the environment

Honors Program Graduates

Recent Honors Program graduates have:

  • Been accepted into the Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Pursued graduate studies in the history of space
  • Published a children's book
  • Been accepted into a Ph.D. program in biophysics at the University of California, Berkley
  • Taught English in Afghanistan and China
  • Been accepted into the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • Pursued a master's degree and taught math at the University of California, Riverside
  • Worked on chaplaincy credentials

Paying for College

The Student Financial Services office is here to help with financial aid processes. The staff also keeps up to date on scholarships that could benefit La Sierra students.

Choosing Classes

First-year students meet with their academic coach/advisor each week for their first two quarters. Then they are assigned an advisor from their major department who will help them choose the classes they need to complete their program.

Beyond Class

A lot of learning takes place outside of the classroom. The Division of Student Life is headquarters for student government, activities, organizations, spiritual life, and much more to enhance your college experience.

Career Center

We want you to find a good job after you finish your degree at La Sierra. A new Career Center, located in the Zapara School of Business, is expected to open before the end of fall quarter.

Admission to the Honors Program

The Honors Program with consider all highly motivated applicants. Successful Honors students generally have a high school GPA of 3.7 or higher, or a college GPA of 3.5 or above, as well as combined SAT scores of 1700 or higher, or an ACT score composite of 25 or above. Space is limited, so early application is recommended.

Scholarship Funding

In addition to GPA-based financial awards, special scholarships are given to Honors Program Students. These scholarships usually increase with each year in the program.

Learn More about the La Sierra University Honors Program

Feel free to contact us for more information and answers to your questions.

For more information:
Email: honors@lasierra.edu
Phone: 951.785.2310