Tuition & Fees

$8,558

$18,968

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
600-699
3%
500-599
34%
400-499
50%
300-399
13%
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
53%
300-399
34%
200-299
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
27%
12-17
61%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
23%
12-17
69%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
38%
12-17
58%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,664
Declined + 2,259
Total Received 4,923
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Public

2,603

undergraduate students

596

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology/general
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Codes

SAT 5400
ACT 1752

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Location

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 3,199
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ACPHA Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CORE Council on Rehabilitation Education
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Princess Anne, MD

745-acre campus in Princess Anne (population: 3,564), 12 miles from Salisbury. Served by bus; air serves Salisbury; major airport and train serve Baltimore (128 miles). School operates transportation to Salisbury.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 2% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
35%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
600-699
3%
500-599
34%
400-499
50%
300-399
13%
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
53%
300-399
34%
200-299
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
27%
12-17
61%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
23%
12-17
69%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
38%
12-17
58%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
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

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,664
Declined + 2,259
Total Received 4,923

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Eric V. Hilton
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
P: 410 651-6410
F: 410 651-7922
umesadmissions@umes.edu

Financial Aid

29%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,350

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,418
Room $6,730
Board $4,459
Additional fees $3,140
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $21,747
Average Financial Aid - $8,350
Total with Avg. Aid $13,397
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 410 651-6172
F: 410 651-7670
financialaid@umes.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Chanae C. Hodge
Director of Financial Aid
cchodge@umes.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cricket, Football, Soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Dance Team, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Keith Davidson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Mascot
Harry T. Hawk
School colors
maroon and grey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Applied Computer Science
Applied Design
Art Education
Aviation Science
Biochemistry
Biology/General
Business Administration
Business Education
Career/Technology Education
Chemistry
Computer Science/Data Processing
Construction Management/Technology
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Cyber Security Engineering Technology
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
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Quantitative Fisheries/Resource Economics
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Psychology
Rehabilitation Services
Sociology
Special Education
Teaching
Technology Education
Toxicology
Urban Forestry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology/general

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

3,199

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

2,603
students

Female
55%
1,443

Male
45%
1,160

19%

596
students

Female
63%
374

Male
37%
222

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

2,360
students

Female
56%
1,317

Male
44%
1,043

10%

243
students

Female
52%
126

Male
48%
117

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
69%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
9%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Cameroon
Canada
El Salvador
Jamaica
Kenya
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lombuso S. Khoza
Director, International Programs
410 651-6079
lskhoza@umes.edu

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