University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (UMES)

Princess Anne, MD

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University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Student Essentials

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Fighting Hawks/Lady Hawks
Website: www.umes.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,713
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,849
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 5,064
Year Established: 1886

About UMES

A school that is dedicated to helping first-generation college students succeed; that’s University of Maryland in Eastern Shore.

How do they do it? Primarily through focused academics and campus life activities. Geared towards creating sharp and savvy scholars and leaders, Eastern Shore grants professional and academic degrees in challenging fields. Included among these are degrees in Modern Languages, Social Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assisting, Business, Engineering, Aviation Sciences and Ecology.

Research, which is conducted in everything from Coastal Ecology to Education, is also a significant part of an Eastern Shore education.

While enjoyable, student life activities at Eastern Shore are also rigorous. Organizations, which include Students in Free Enterprise, Student Government, a student radio station, a Pre-Law society, The Gospel Choir, a National Association of Black Accountants and Habitat for Humanity, help students to strengthen leadership, academic and professional skills.

The admissions department assesses prospective undergraduates based on academic performance, test scores and recommendation letters. The admission requirements differ for individual graduate programs.

Financial aid is awarded through different sources to those who qualify.

UMES Map & Location

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
J.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne, MD 21853


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Getting Around UMES

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Princess Anne, MD

Winter
Dec
51
28
Jan
47
25
Feb
51
26
Spring
Mar
59
33
Apr
69
41
May
78
49
Summer
Jun
86
58
Jul
90
64
Aug
87
61
Fall
Sep
82
54
Oct
72
44
Nov
61
37

UMES Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,295
Freshman Class 1,517
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,064

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 77%
  • Caucasian: 13%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 3%
African American 77%
Caucasian 13%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 58%
Part-Time 42%
Women 61%
Men 39%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

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