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4 Step Admissions Process

Step 1: Apply to Biola University

Torrey Honors operates as a part of Biola University. Students will not be admitted to Torrey Honors unless they are also admitted to Biola University. Before applying to Torrey, you must apply to Biola University.

You need not await acceptance into Biola University before applying to Torrey, you need only complete and submit your application to Biola University prior to applying to Torrey.


Step 2: Apply to Torrey Honors

All prospective Biola University students who have one or more of the following are invited to apply to the Torrey Honors Institute:

  1. A GPA of 3.8 and higher
  2. A combined SAT of at least 1800
  3. A composite ACT of at least 25

Please be ready to submit as an attachment a minimum 5 page work in order to complete your application.

Questions about eligibility? Contact us: information below.


Step 3: Interview with THI Director

Per a Faculty Committee review and recommendation of your application, you will be contacted to schedule a group or phone interview with the director of Torrey Honors.


Step 4: Notification & Confirmation

If you have applied to the Torrey Honors Institute prior to March 1st, you will receive notification of the result of your application, no matter the outcome, by the middle of April.

Students selected to participate must notify Torrey Honors of their intent to enroll by May 1. If you are accepted after May 1, please inform Torrey of your intention to enroll quickly. If you missed the May 1st deadline, please contact us (information below).

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Early Admission Deadlines:
November 15th and January 15th

Final Admission Deadline:
March 1st

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