Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Honors College

Mandel Honors College

The central and foundational mission of the Mandel Honors College is to better serve the educational needs of academically talented and highly motivated students. We serve a diverse group of students from a full range of backgrounds. We seek graduates from a variety of secondary schools including: graduates of large public high schools, small denominational schools, elite private schools and small schools in rural areas. Transfer students from two- and four- year colleges are welcomed.

The Mandel Honors College houses three distinct programs, the University Honors Program, the University Scholars Program and the Mandel Continuing Scholars Program. 

Benefits of the University Honors Program Include:

  1. Honors courses in the first two years and a specially designed Honors course of study in your major.
  2. Substantial honors scholarship support.
  3. Graduation with University Honors Distinction.

Benefits of the University Scholars Program Include:

  1. An opportunity to learn and excel with other high-achieving students.
  2. A specially tailored Scholars course of study in your major.
  3. Graduation with University Scholars distinction.

Benefits of the Mandel Continuing Scholars Program Include:

  1. An oppurtuity to work with the Mandel Continuing Scholars advisor prior to starting at CSU.
  2. Substantial honors scholarship support.
  3. Graduation with University Honors Distinction.

** This program is only available to students enrolled in the Mandel Scholars Academy at                             Cuyahoga Community College.