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CAE-R Resources

Purple textured tile representing the CAE Candidates Program for U.S. colleges and universities seeking to become a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Research (CAE-R)

Please note: The updated CAE-R application process is currently under development. More information will be available on this web page in fall 2021.


CAE-R Designation Requirements

Download the CAE Criteria document from the NCAE-C website: https://public.cyber.mil/ncae-c/documents-library/.

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Starting the CAE-R Application Process

All educational institutions interested in applying for the CAE-R designation must complete the online CAE Program Applicant Checklist on the CAE Community website. This webform application guides candidates through the program requirements and provide a self-assessment of readiness.