Lindner Business Honors

What makes Lindner Business Honors unique? We combine innovative and rigorous academic communities with hands-on, real-world learning opportunities such as the ability to intern, co-op, network, and study abroad. All honors programs are highly selective and may offer merit-based scholarships. We offer all business honors students:

  • Priority class registration
  • Access to honors sections of courses
  • Specialized Lindner Career Services support and events
  • Dedicated academic advisor
  • Distinction valued by employers
  • Honors housing for freshmen
  • Honors tassel and transcripted honors designation upon graduation

Honors programs

Circle of Excellence

The Circle of Excellence (CoE) develops leaders who are positioned to make a positive impact on the world, both in business and beyond, via a specialized curriculum and practical professional experiences in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.

Marvin P. Kolodzik Business Scholars

The Marvin P. Kolodzik Business Scholars (KBS) program provides its students with multidisciplinary academics and focused global experiences in conjunction with real-world professional experiences to prepare them for successful careers.

Carl H. Lindner Honors-PLUS

The Carl H. Lindner Honors-PLUS (LHP) program features a cohort model that forges life-long friendships, while its unique combination of academic preparation, leadership training and real-world work experiences drive accelerated career entry and progression.

Current Lindner Business Honors freshmen have an average ACT composite of 30, SAT total of 1320, and a 3.9 GPA (unweighted) with strong leadership and extra-curricular involvement.

Recruiting events

The Lindner Business Honors programs hosts recruiting breakfasts for high school seniors every fall and for high school juniors every spring.

Details for the fall 2019 Lindner Business Honors breakfast:

Where: Nippert West Pavilion, 2700 Bearcat Way, Cincinnati, OH 45219
When: September 24, 2019

For more information about these events, contact your high school counselor or Ashley McFarland at

Contact us

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Ashley McFarland

Manager, Special Projects and Programs


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Matt Keaton

Assistant Director, Student Enrollment