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:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,904
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):32%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,601 (67% 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:$7,804
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,188
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,502

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences211
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences322
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education541
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs231
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences11
Psychology1
Social Sciences11
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total137146

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,804
Out-of-state$17,188
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,685
Out-of-state$13,709

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid93192%
Grant or scholarship aid72772%$7,502
Student loan aid77276%$6,525

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,73473%$8,097
Federal student loans2,52367%$6,788

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants10,2313,8456,386
Percent admitted100%37%39%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%7%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment3,904
Undergraduate enrollment3,277
Graduate enrollment627

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
    • 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

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