If you did well in high school Advanced Placement courses or on college placement tests, or received a recommendation from your HCC professors, the HCC Honors Program may be the place for you. Eligible students explore their intellectual passions in a challenging but rewarding environment through options including Learning Communities, Honors Colloquia, and Honors Projects.
HCC's Honors Program is recognized by admissions officials at many elite institutions in Massachusetts and beyond. Recent graduates of HCC's Honors Program have gone on to excel at Cornell University, and Amherst, Smith, Wellesley, and Mount Holyoke colleges.
Honors Program graduates are automatically offered admission into the honors programs at all Massachusetts state colleges and universities.