54%

Acceptance Rate

$7,932

Avg.Financial Aid

002106

FAFSA Code

About University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,193

Website

www.umes.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Princess Anne, Maryland, University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a public university. At University of Maryland Eastern Shore, around 87% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. Finally, at UMES around 58% are Black or African American, 19% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 10% are white. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Art Shell, Clarence Clemons, Emerson Boozer, and Earl Christy. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, UMES offers around 144 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

J.T. Williams Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4106512200
Fax: 4106516300
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. University of Maryland Eastern Shore doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

54%

SAT Range

870 - 1050

ACT Range

15 - 20

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to University of Maryland Eastern Shore is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $35, as part of the admission process at UMES. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 850-1030, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Maryland Eastern Shore, must score 17 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 16 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299. To gather more information, they can call them at (410) 651-2200.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,606

Average Annual Cost

$5,312

Books And Supplies

$2,000

Other Fees

$2,990

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,864

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,050

Total One Year Cost

$24,216

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UMES are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $30,423. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$3,769

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Criminal Justice and Corrections

66 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

44 Graduates

Sociology

43 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

42 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

39 Graduates

Biology, General

37 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

34 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

27 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

27 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

20 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

16 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Engineering, General

11 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

10 Graduates

Agriculture, General

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

9 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Air Transportation

3 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Marketing

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,597

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

52%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

10% White

7% Unknown

70% Black

4% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

76%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,040 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,405/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,459/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,459/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Harry T. Hawk

School Colors

maroon and grey

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

128

Total Female Athletes

134

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UMES, $10,085 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at UMES costs around $4,459 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,899

$32,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$227 - 332

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,932

Students Receiving Federal Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,988

Students Receiving State Aid

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,217

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,665

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,379

$30K - $48K

$6,899

$48K - $75K

$6,579

$75K - $110K

$4,144

> $110K

$1,014

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$996,788

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$343,872

The financial aid department of University of Maryland Eastern Shore helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,958, whereas the financial aid is $4,073. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,165 and institutional aid worth $4,073. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UMES based on students' financial needs add up to $996,788 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $343,872.

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