Why Commonwealth Honors College?

Three students sit outdoors at Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts


Learn to make a difference in the world

Commonwealth Honors College is a community of scholars on a campus full of opportunities. Students build community through collegewide events, take small classes that support their academic journey through direct engagement with renowned faculty and intellectually curious peers, have access to dedicated advising staff, and can receive support for their thesis through Honors Research Grants. An integrated living, learning community is also fostered in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community where many of our students live.