Information for Prospective Students

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Transfer Students

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Transfer students to the University of Maryland who are interested in applying to the Honors College have several options.

Students transferring the equivalent of one year of coursework to the university

Students who are transferring approximately one year of coursework to the University of Maryland can apply to join the Honors College. Admission is highly competitive and the number of spaces available is extremely limited. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 is required to apply. The application to join the Honors College as a student transferring to the University of Maryland will be available over the summer, with an application deadline of August 1, 2020, for admission to the Honors College starting in Fall 2020.

Students transferring more than one year of coursework to the university

Students should consider applying to a departmental honors program in their major or college. Please review the entrance and academic requirements for the departmental honors program in their major for more information.

Students interested in cybersecurity

Students should consider applying to the ACES Minor in Cybersecurity. The application is available every fall and spring semester.

Questions?

Please contact honorsadmissions@umd.edu.