Kelley Undergraduate Program

Academic Honors and Awards

Kelley ACE Program

The Kelley Advanced Curricular Experience (ACE) Program is a unique opportunity offered to the top 4 percent of Kelley Direct Admit freshman. Students in the ACE Program will:

  • Be challenged academically through their freshmen course block of BUS-C106 Honors Business Presentations and BUS-K204 Honors Computers in Business
  • Receive mentoring from Kelley Honors senior students and advising from Kelley Honors Advisors
  • Have the opportunity to develop their leadership and professional skills through workshops and luncheons with faculty and guest speakers
  • Be invited to participate in an annual trip to Chicago to visit local companies

Admission and Eligibility

The application for the ACE Program is by invitation only. Students are selected based off a variety of factors including SAT/ACT and GPA. Approximately the top 4 percent of the early action Direct Admit class will be invited to apply via email in January. The ACE Program is designed specifically for a small group of well-rounded, high-performing freshmen. Invited students will submit an online application, which includes extracurricular involvement, leadership roles, awards/honors, and two short essays.

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