Think. Dream. Excel.
Imagine an undergraduate education where passions become possibilities, and first-hand experiences give shape to your goals. Where academic strengths become professional skills, and civic engagement is an essential metric of success.
Create your own Honors experience
The Honors curriculum is not a list of boxes to be checked. You will choose the types of courses and experiences that support your interests and goals.
Choose from many types of Honors courses.
Get a competitive edge with research experience.
Learn by connecting knowledge and action.
Honors College Housing
Enjoy the benefits of Living Learning Communities.
Who can apply to the Perry Honors College?
Current ODU Students
Full-time Distance Learners
Meet a few of our students
Blakes worked on research projects for multiple faculty members and went on to win "best presentation" at the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council Conference.
For her service-learning requirement, Aja developed a feasibility study for a garden where homeless children could grow fruits and vegetables.
John, a Navy veteran, won student awards for both accounting and business analytics and landed a job at CSG Strategic Tax Consultants.
Jo-Ann transferred to ODU to focus on international studies and languages and received scholarships to study in both Morocco and Jordan.