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 must be submitted for review.

Admission:

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
Incoming freshmen accepted for admission to Bloomfield College are welcome to join the Honors Program and will receive letters of invitation to the Program. Eligibility is based on a combination of the following criteria:

  • SAT Scores
  • High School GPA
  • AP and Honors Course Grades
  • International Baccalaureate Degree
  • Community Service/Leadership Experience
     

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 from faculty
  •   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
  •   Two letters of recommendation (from faculty at most recent previous institution or Bloomfield College)
  •   Interview with Honors Program Director

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.