Honors Program

Do yourself the honor.

If you’re looking for a competitive edge once you've graduated or if you enjoy going the extra mile on a task, the Kelley Indianapolis Honors program offers you an honors-level experience within the business curriculum. Separate from IUPUI Honors College, the Kelley Indianapolis Honors College is a business-focused program that allows high-achieving Kelley students to:

  • Take Honors I-Core, where you’ll tackle a project that lets you showcase your skills to solve real and timely business challenges.
  • Complete six more credit hours of Kelley courses at the Honors level, and another six credit hours of Honors electives.
  • Network and socialize through conferences and school-related trips with other Kelley Honors students, giving your college experience a sense of teamwork as you move through your degree together.

How to Apply

If you're interested in applying for the Kelley Indianapolis Honors program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Complete 13 credit hours.
  • Be admitted or have applied to the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis.
  • Complete the Honors application via Canvas, which includes one essay addressing a current event or issue in the community and a digital story or video about your interest in the Kelley Honors Program.
  • Exception:
    Students admitted into the Kelley School of Business who are on scholarship with the IUPUI Honors College are automatically admitted to the Kelley Honors program.

Request the application

How to Earn Kelley Honors Recognition

A Kelley Honors Experience

One student’s experience studying and living within the Kelley Indianapolis Honors Program.

Kelley Honors has made me a more well-rounded student and has given me opportunities that I wouldn’t have otherwise received.

Maddie Ketchem, Kelley Indianapolis Honors Class of 2017


Schedule an appointment with Honors Program advisor Kelly Murphy.

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