Academic Centers and Tutoring

Honors Program


Honors student Carlos Gomez, Class of 2013 and an International Business major, is studying abroad in Annecy, France, at Institut Francais des Alpes, to learn the French language.

 

The purpose of the Bloomfield College Honors Program is to create an academic environment that encourages and motivates students to shine in their academic work and to reach their full potential as leaders and socially responsible members of society. The Bloomfield College Honors Program is designed for students who want an enriched academic experience which is shared with other students who are equally motivated. Membership in the Honors Program is open to current and transfer students and first-time freshmen who meet the admission criteria.

For more information email us or call (973) 748-9000 ext. 1285.  A completed application and two letters of recommendations and option contract must be submitted for review.

Admission: Honors and Pre-honors

Admission to the Bloomfield College Honors Program is open to current students, transfer students, and first-time freshmen based on meeting the admission criteria.

First-Time Freshmen
First-time freshmen are considered pre-honors until they have completed three college-level courses. Pre-Honors students who meet the following criteria may take honors courses and participate in co-curricular activities of the Honors Program during their first semester:

  •   High School grade point average of 3.3 or higher
  •   Participation in extracurricular activities
  •   Recommendation by two teachers

Current Students
Current students who meet the following criteria are eligible for membership in the Honors Program:

  •   Completion of at least 3.0 college-level courses
  •   Grade point average of 3.3 or higher
  •   Two letters of recommendation
  •   Interview with Honors Program Director

Transfer Students
Transfer students who meet the following criteria are eligible for membership in the Honors Program are eligible for admission to the Bloomfield College Honors Program immediately upon transfer:

  •   Membership in Honors Program at the most recent previous institution attended
  •   or Grade point average of 3.3 or higher at the most recent previous institution attended
  •   Transfer of at least 3.0 college-level courses
  •   Two letters of recommendation (from faculty at most recent previous institution or Bloomfield College)
  •   Interview with Honors Program Director

Transfer students who enter Bloomfield College with fewer than 3.0 college-level courses may join the program upon completion of 3.0 college-level courses.

Learn more about the scholarships, benefits, curriculum and meet the staff that are available as you explore and get involved with the honors program. 

The Honors Program hosted a "senior prom" for residents of Job Haines Home in April 2014. A great time was had by all! A team of 13 students attended the 2013 Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference, of whom 9 presented their research.