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Special Academic Opportunities

The heart of your experience at McDaniel College is found in our academic experience, where our faculty's commitment to your educational and professional success prepares you for life after college.

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The Honors Program at McDaniel College Challenge Yourself

Instituted by the faculty in 1986, the McDaniel Honors Program deepens your liberal arts experience by offering academic enrichment to exceptionally motivated and enthusiastic students. You'll join a community of scholars dedicated to academic rigor while living in an environment conducive to the exchange of ideas. 

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A Bright Future Immersive Experiences on the Hill Prepared for Success

Political Science major Dalanda Diallo '22 was awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili during her first summer after graduation. Diallo undoubtedly stood out among the pool of 4,500 applicants after being a National Security Fellow, Global Fellow, member of the Honors program, Pre-Law Society, multiple Greek honor societies, and a congressional intern for U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen while on the Hill.