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Benefits

Heartland features small class sizes.

"The Honors Program provides the unique experience of small class sizes with motivated students."
-Ebony Alden, Honors student

Hear from other Honors students!

There are many benefits and rewards for students accepted into the Heartland Honors Program.

Benefits While at Heartland:

  • Small class sizes
  • Priority enrollment for all Honors Program course sections
  • Assignment to a dedicated Honors Program Advisor
  • Participation in special Honors Program activities
  • Opportunities to enhance leadership through community service
  • Opportunities to participate in the Honors Council of the Illinois Region
  • Phi Theta Kappa memberships awarded to all qualified students during the second semester
  • Honors recognition on academic transcript
  • Recognition at graduation ceremony

Benefits Beyond Heartland:

  • Increased likelihood of full or partial scholarships from transfer institutions
  • Competitive advantages in the job market