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University of Maryland Eastern Shore


The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) a historically Black land-grant university is a teaching research and doctoral institution that nurtures and launches leaders in a student-centered environment particularly among ethnic minorities. It is committed to providing high-quality programs in an ethnically diverse environment and to preparing students who serve and shape the global economy. UMES is a growing primarily residential university with a teaching research extension and engagement mission consistent with valuing the scholarship of faculty in discovering knowledge developing and disseminating new knowledge and applying that knowledge to the extended community. The University recognizes that it is also responsible for developing human potential enriching cultural expression and sharing its expertise with individuals businesses and educational and governmental agencies. Teaching research and engagement foci align with UMES’ legacy and mission as Maryland’s 1890 land-grant institution. UMES is proud of its more than one hundred seventeen years of continuous educational service initially under the aegis of the Methodist Church.

School Information

J.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299
P: (410) 651-2200
F: (410) 651-6300
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Town: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Common name(s): UMES

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 5,090Total Students
  • 2,193Male Students
  • 2,897Female Students
  • 226Total Intl Students
  • 135Intl Male Students
  • 91Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 645Total Faculty
  • 366Male Faculty
  • 279Female Faculty
  • 16:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 14,263

Out of State Tuition

$ 2,000

Books & Supplies

$ 7,758

Room & Board

$ 3,500

Other Expenses

$ 27,521

Total

Admissions

4,201
total applicants

50%
admitted (2100)

18%
enrolled (756)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
390-480
Math
390-470
Reading
380-460
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
16-19
Composite
16-18
Math
13-20
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General
Art Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminology
Ecology
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Financial Planning and Services
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Food Science
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Psychology, General
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Toxicology
Urban Forestry

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