Challenging you to achieve more.

Personalized learning experiences. One-on-one mentoring by award-winning professors. Unique academic courses and off-campus events. The Honors Institute at Monroe Community College provides all of this and more to academically-successful, highly-motivated students.

Once accepted into the Institute, you'll have the opportunity to participate in advanced learning experiences like team research and project learning. You’ll also graduate with a SUNY-registered Certificate in Honors Studies in addition to your degree of choice. So if you’re looking for a challenging academic experience that will effectively prepare your for life beyond MCC, the Honors Institute may be the perfect place for you.

Brighton Campus

Building 5, Room 212





Eligibility for the Honors Institute at MCC is based on one or more of the following:

  • New students – High school students should have an 87 or better GPA and/or be in the top 15 percent of their class with strong AP, SAT or ACT exam scores. Non-high school students will be considered based on prior academic record, types of courses taken, class standing and/or letters of recommendation from teachers or counselors.
  • Continuing students – Completion of at least 12 credit hours at MCC with a cumulative average of 3.5 or higher, or a cumulative average of 3.25 or higher with a recommendation by a professor.



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