The University of Pittsburgh established an honors college in 1986 to meet the special academic and co-curricular needs of capable and motivated undergraduate students. Building upon the achievements of the University Honors Program, begun in 1978, the college provides increased opportunity, incentives, and recognition for high academic attainment by students.

David C. Frederick
A Lasting Gift

Learn more about David C. Frederick and his gift to establish the Frederick Honors College.

G. Alec Stewart
Honoring a Legacy

The Frederick Honors College is built upon the legacy of its founding dean, G. Alec Stewart.