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4 Step Admissions Process

Step 1: Apply to Biola University

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

You need not await acceptance to Biola University before applying to Torrey Honors. Your acceptance to Torrey Honors is contingent upon your acceptance to Biola University, but we have a limited number of spaces in our program. For this reason, we encourage you to submit your Torrey Honors application as early as possible.


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

Questions about eligibility? We're happy to help! Please contact us at the information listed on the bottom of this page.


Step 3: Interview with THI Director

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


Step 4: Notification & Confirmation

If you apply to the Torrey Honors Institute prior to March 1st, you will receive notification of admission by mid-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 us of your intention to enroll as quickly as possible. If you missed the May 1st deadline, please contact us (information below).

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