Students must meet following requirements to be eligible for consideration:
- Strong academic record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0);
- 30 university credits completed (not including AP/IB credits) prior to enrollment; and
- At least three semesters remaining at the University of Maryland prior to graduation.
Students of all majors are eligible to apply and prior admission to the Honors College is not required. While there are no pre-requisite courses for participation, ACES recommends that students consider completing relevant coursework in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and/or Statistics. Previous related experiences, such as internships, research, and/or completion of the Honors College Citation in Cybersecurity (ACES Living-Learning Program) will also be considered during the admission process.