|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
Can I get into UMES? The school has a 39% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,053 out of 7,827 applicants were admitted making UMES a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 73 percent. University of Maryland Eastern Shore typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Estimated Average SAT||1030|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Maryland Eastern Shore?
University of Maryland Eastern Shore typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1120 and Above||Good||>52%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg +||39%-52%|
|940 to 1030||Avg -||27%-39%|
|850 to 940||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 850||Low||<18%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||18|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Estimated Average ACT||18|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UMES?
Admission data indicates that UMES regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>52%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||39%-52%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||27%-39%|
|14 to 16||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 14||Low||<18%|
You can get into University of Maryland Eastern Shore with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UMES will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||24%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||22%||19%|
Applicants have 69 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UMES before the Jun 30 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 4||May 17|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Maryland Eastern Shore and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163338 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland Eastern Shore.