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Honors Program

The Cabrini University Honors Program is dedicated to honing students' critical-thinking skills, developing creative and imaginative impulses, and pushing them to expand their intellectual horizons.

The Honors Program takes an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to learning that is distinctively different from most other college courses. The program strives to model lifelong learning, giving students the tools they need to succeed in an academic setting and in the after-college world.


  • To enrich the academic curriculum for students who are seeking a challenging and varied educational experience
  • To provide students with an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to education, fostering in them habits of mind and study essential to academic distinction
  • To afford students from all academic majors the opportunity to participate in intensive Honors seminars with similarly motivated students from across the disciplines
  • To encourage development of higher-order skills in critical thinking, and in oral and written communication
  • To instill a passion for life-long learning and the pursuit of excellence in all walks of life


  • An immediate and lasting social bond with fellow Honors students, the Living and Learning Community Student Fellows, the Honors Program Director, and the Assistant Directors, and faculty of the Honors Program—thereby creating a network of resources available throughout Honors students’ college careers
  • Merit scholarships available exclusively to Honors students to help them persist in their educational goals at Cabrini
  • Interdisciplinary Honors classes on unique subjects that are designed to stimulate deeper discussion and more focused scholarly inquiry across a range of intellectual perspectives
  • Access to Cabrini’s best educators through involvement with professors, club advisors, researchers, and keynote speakers
  • Housing options reserved for Honors students, to foster a supportive social and academic environment for these students on campus
  • Free co-curricular excursions to museums, theater shows, musical performances, and other cultural and service experiences sponsored by the Honors Program, the student-led Honors Council, or specific Honors instructors