University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Bird Hall

One Backbone Road

Princess Anne, MD 21853

(410) 651-6410

Fax: (410) 651-7922



Contact: Tyrone Young

Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Main Address

One Backbone Road

Princess Anne, MD 21853

(410) 651-2200

www.umes.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,814

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,049

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,716

Graduate enrollment: 475

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Agriculture – General B
Poultry Science B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General B

Education

Agricultural Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Education – General B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology B
Engineering Technology – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Physician Assistance B
Rehabilitation services B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Security & Protective Services

Police Science B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (410) 651-2200
Website: www.umes.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.umes.edu/Admissions/Default.aspx?id=4322
Address: J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, MD 21853-1299
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,886
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,772 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,558
Out-of-state Tuition: $18,968
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,889

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 211
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 322
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 541
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 131
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 11
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 135156

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Maryland Eastern Shore and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,558
Out-of-state $18,968
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,162
Out-of-state $16,978

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 446 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 401 80% $7,889
Student loan aid 343 68% $6,860

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,877 72% $7,535
Federal student loans 1,652 63% $6,939

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Maryland Eastern Shore students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,929 1,496 2,433
Percent admitted 100% 60% 67%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 16% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,886
Undergraduate enrollment 2,333
Graduate enrollment 553

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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