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Tuition & Fees

$7,625

$16,687

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,537
Declined + 1,604
Total Received 4,141
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology/general
  3. Hotel/motel Administration/management
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School Facts

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore is a public, multipurpose institution. It was founded in 1886, became a state college in 1948, and gained university status in 1970. Its 745-acre campus is located in Princess Anne, 15 miles from Salisbury.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,281
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 5400
ACT 1752

Social Networks

Public

3,571

undergraduate students

710

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
13%
400-499
59%
300-399
25%
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
47%
300-399
38%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
50%
300-399
37%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
38%
12-17
54%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
22%
12-17
66%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
32%
12-17
50%
6-11
10%
Below 6
0
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Princess Anne, MD

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Princess Anne, MD

745-acre campus in Princess Anne (population: 3,261), 12 miles from Salisbury. Served by bus; air serves Salisbury; major airport and train serve Baltimore (125 miles). School operates transportation to Salisbury.

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
1 Backbone Road
Princess Anne, MD 21853

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
13%
400-499
59%
300-399
25%
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
47%
300-399
38%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
50%
300-399
37%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
38%
12-17
54%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
22%
12-17
66%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
32%
12-17
50%
6-11
10%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
June 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,537
Declined + 1,604
Total Received 4,141

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tyrone Young
Director of Admissions
P: 410 651-8410
F: 410 651-7922
umesadmissions@umes.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,864,399
State $3,728,136
Institutional $1,474,017
Other external $0
Total $14,066,552

Non-need-based

Federal $65,809
State $289,097
Institutional $3,186,483
Other external $1,661,616
Total $5,203,005

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Fighting Hawks/Lady Hawks
School colors
maroon and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Applied Computer Science
Applied Design
Art Education
Aviation Science
Biochemistry
Biology/General
Business Administration
Business Education
Career/Technology Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Computer Science/Data Processing
Construction Management/Technology
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Educational Leadership
Elementary/Special Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
Food Science/Technology
Food/Agriculture Science
General Studies
Guidance/Counseling
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Ecology
Jazz/Popular Music
Marine/Estuarine/Environmental Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Music Education
Organizational Leadership
PGA Golf Management
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Psychology
Rehabilitation Services
Sociology
Special Education
Teaching
Technology Education
Toxicology
Urban Forestry
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Undergraduate

83%

3,571
students

Female
55%
1,964

Male
45%
1,607

Graduate

17%

710
students

Female
62%
438

Male
38%
272

undergraduateFull-time

89%

3,192
students

Female
55%
1,742

Male
45%
1,450

undergraduatePart-time

11%

379
students

Female
59%
222

Male
41%
157

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Canada
Jamaica
Kenya
Mexico
Nigeria
The Czech Republic
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Acquah
Director, International Programs
410 651-6079
snacquah@umes.edu

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