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University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Maryland

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Overview

Student Population
2,646
University of Maryland Eastern Shore overview
Location Princess Anne, Maryland
Online umes.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
University of Maryland Eastern Shore overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Princess Anne, Maryland, University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,511 prospective students applied, and 5,279 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 469 enrolled in the school.  2,209 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 437 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,418 plus fees of $3,140. UMES is ranked 775 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

4/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
2/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

UMES is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Maryland Eastern Shore within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
University of Maryland Eastern Shore overview
SAT 840/1010
ACT 16/19
GPA 3.07
Applications Accepted
62% 
University of Maryland Eastern Shore overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition
$5,418
In State Costs for University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$3,140
Room and Board $10,085
Budget for Other Expenses$4,050
Total One Year Cost$24,693
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,828
Out of State Costs for University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$3,140
Room and Board $10,085
Budget for Other Expenses$4,050
Total One Year Cost$35,103

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
31% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Maryland Eastern Shore students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 15%
Health Professions 13%
Social Sciences 9%
Biology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163338 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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