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Honors College

The Honors College is designed to bring together high-achieving students and dedicated faculty in a small university environment. We offer motivated students who are serious about their intellectual growth a variety of special enhanced classes. We foster close individual contact between students and faculty and bring together talented students from across campus. Honors courses and extracurricular activities are intended to enrich and complement other educational opportunities and programs available to Salisbury University students.

The Honors Advantage

  • Small classes (no more than 20 students)
  • Tailored courses on interesting and unique subjects
  • Opportunities to work closely with faculty members on individualized research
  • Opportunity to participate in one of four freshmen Honors Living Learning Communities
  • Priority class registration
  • Access to Honors advising
  • Financial support for conference travel to regional and national conferences
  • Scholarships

Great Stories From Great Students

Hear about the exciting happenings of the Honors College from Honors students themselves through viewing the latest issue of our newsletter The Saunterer and view more information about the Honors College, such as the number of Honors students by major as well as our policies and procedures. In addition, meet our Honors Student Ambassadors, exemplary students encompassing a variety of disciplines who are here to answer any questions you may have. Learn more about our incredible and dedicated staff as well as our student scholar profiles.

Honors College Dean: Andrew Martino

Dr. Andrew Martino joined the Honors College in 2018 as its dean.

Prior to SU, Martino served as director of the University Honors Program and professor of English at Southern New Hampshire University. He earned his Ph.D. in comparative literature from Binghamton University (SUNY) in 2003. Martino has extensive engagement with the regional and national Honors community, serving as president of the Northeast Regional Honors Council from 2016 to 2017 and on the Publications Board of the National Collegiate Honors Council.

My involvement with Honors gave me the ability to enroll in more challenging classes and have more of a one-on-one relationship with professors who knew me and how to help me succeed.
Hailey Gibbs ’16 Honors College Graduate and Doctoral Fellow at University of Maryland College Park