Factors Considered in the SSS/IED Admissions Process:

  1. SSS/IED Verification Form and Information Sheet (forms are sent to candidates from Office of Undergraduate Admissions)

  2. Parent's or Guardian's prior tax year 1040 Tax Form or other official tax document

  3. University of Maryland Application for Admission submitted to Office of Undergraduate Admissions, includes:

    • Two recommendations (one must be from an English or math instructor)

    • High school transcripts (ACT, SAT, GPA, etc.)

    • Extra-curricular activities

    • Personal essay

  4. Diagnostic Testing (English, math, reading comprehension)

  5. Interview (if necessary)