Honors College Online Application


The application should take you half hour to an hour to complete - you will be able to save and continue later if you so wish.

You will need the following before starting the application:

  • Have already applied to Pittsburg State University - you will need your PSU ID
  • High School Counselor information - name, phone, and email
  • Reference information (two references) - name and email
  • Photocopy of ACT or SAT verification sheet
  • Written Essay (Microsoft Word or PDF) - see essay prompts

Start application

Deadline for submission is January 15th.
All material must be received by this date.

Submitting by post mail?

NOTE: Once the Honors College application is submitted, we will make one (1) attempt to email your High School counselor and the two (2) references. We will provide information and instructions how to submit the material online. You will be notified each time a submission is made. There will be three (3) submissions - two (2) references and one (1) official copy of transcript.

It is important that you follow up with your references. Sometimes emails cannot be delivered or they get delivered in Junk email folders.

Submitting by post mail?

Applications, references and transcripts must be postmarked by January 15th to be considered.
Mail to:
Dr. Craig Fuchs
Honors College
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Essay Prompts

  1. How do you plan to make the most of your college education and all the opportunities it will offer you? 
  2. Specifically, what resources will you use to achieve your academic goals?
  3. How will you enhance your educational experiences outside the classroom?
  4. How will your college career help you achieve your professional goals?

Instructions: Your essay should be from 1 1⁄2 to 2 pages in length and no longer than 2 pages please. Please use Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced with 1 inch margins.