Application Requirements

Incoming Freshmen

  • An ACT composite score of 28 or higher (or the SAT equivalent)
  • A high school GPA of at least 3.5
  • A Kuyper Honors Program high school level application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An entrance essay
  • Application form for incoming freshmen
  • History majors are eligible for an additional scholarship sponsored by Rockne and Joan McCarthy. Indicate on the Kuyper Honors Program application form that history is your intended major.

Students with College Experience

  • At least one semester of full-time college experience, and ordinarily no more than four semesters.
  • A minimum college level GPA of 3.25
  • A Kuyper Honors Program college level application
  • Two letters of recommendation from college faculty
  • An entrance essay

Applications for the Kuyper Honors Program will be received from November 15 to February 15. Please download and print the appropriate application form above, fill in the first part yourself as instructed on the form, and give the recommendation forms to people familiar with your academic motivation, achievement, and abilities.

For consideration to the Kuyper Honors Program, a completed Dordt University application must be on file with the admissions office. For more information, contact one of the co-directors.