FreshmenYou want to be part of a talented, diverse and interesting class at Maryland, right? Creating just that kind of class is the goal of the Admission Committee. It considers all aspects of your qualifications and offers admission to the most competitive applicants in order to build a vibrant class of first-year students.
As prescribed by the Board of Regents, the university expects you, at a minimum, to have completed the following course work by high school graduation:
- Four years of English
- Three years of math, including algebra I or applied math I & II, formal logic or geometry, and algebra II. A fourth year of mathematics is strongly recommended.
- Three years of history or social science
- Three years of science in at least two different areas, with at least two lab experiences
- Two years of a foreign language
To stand out, you should exceed that minimum, taking several honors and/or Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses and additional academic electives.