University of Maryland Eastern Shore: Statistics

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#695 of 2,523In the United States
#17 of 34In Maryland
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Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
940
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
2,333
Graduates
553
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
umes.edu

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%60%67%
Applicants3,9291,4962,433
Admissions2,5419021,639
Freshmen enrolled full time508238270
Freshmen enrolled part time11

1,028 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

86 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
467 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 850
or below

75% of them
had 1030
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are 850-1030 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 5%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 19
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are 16-19 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1499 (52%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown557 (19%)
White381 (13%)
Two or more races142 (5%)
Hispanic126 (4%)
Nonresident Alien113 (4%)
Asian63 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,889
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,418$7,968
Tuition in-state$5,418$7,968
Tuition out-of-state$15,828$14,784
Fee in-district$3,140$2,194
Fee in-state$3,140$2,194
Fee out-of-state$3,140$2,194

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,798
Combined charge for room and board$10,085
Room charge$5,514
Meal charge$4,571

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Criminal Justice & Police Science76
Pharmacy62
Biology & Biological Sciences, General47
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other3212
Kinesiology and Exercise Science30
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General29
Physical Therapy & Therapist29
Sociology27
Computer and Information Sciences, General234
English Language and Literature, General26
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1310
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician23
Engineering, General22
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management22
Business Administration and Management, General20
Accounting15
Psychology, General15
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other12
Commercial and Advertising Art11
Hospitality Administration & Management, General11
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General11
Agriculture, General9
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography36
Special Education and Teaching, General34
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education7
Marketing & Marketing Management, General7
Ecology6
Food Science51
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services6
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6
Biochemistry5
Finance, General4
Toxicology31
Chemistry, General3
Agricultural Business and Management, General2
Mathematics, General2
Criminology2
History, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total50853115
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%35%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,482
Citations
23,124

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
437 / 7,741
Medicine
319 / 8,223
Environmental Science
303 / 5,622
Chemistry
216 / 3,673
Business
215 / 1,482
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
208 / 3,032
Engineering
188 / 2,838
Economics
132 / 442
Computer Science
128 / 1,363
Psychology
123 / 2,990
Mathematics
102 / 1,261
Investment Banking and Stock trading
71 / 162
Agricultural Science
69 / 1,288
Ecology
67 / 1,142
Finance
65 / 127
Physics
65 / 907
Nutrition and Food Science
62 / 1,361
Demography
60 / 1,293
Health Science
51 / 632
Microbiology
51 / 1,608
Materials Science
42 / 573
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
41 / 276
Environmental Chemistry
40 / 910
Sociology
40 / 546
Veterinary
39 / 1,270
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
39 / 211
Botany
37 / 857
Animal Science
35 / 534
Public Health
31 / 641
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
31 / 114
Hydrology and Water resources management
31 / 1,106
Biochemistry
30 / 337
Education Majors
29 / 491
Environmental Management
28 / 373
Art & Design
28 / 118
Pharmacy
27 / 177
Communications and Public Relations
27 / 177
Zoology
27 / 270
Oceanography
26 / 225
Child Psychology
25 / 1,407

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901038
19911784
19921674
19931070
19941680
1995999
199618168
199714122
199814154
199920166
200013167
200119185
200223259
200327349
200427341
200531436
200640556
200737603
200837630
200955837
201032919
2011611069
2012981153
20131151496
2014771513
2015711598
2016801603
2017861547
2018791413
20191021659
2020882133

Notable alumni

  1. David Banner

    Photo
    David Banner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    musicianactorrappersingertelevision actor
    Biography

    Lavell William Crump, known professionally as David Banner, is an American rapper, record producer, activist, and actor.

  2. Clifford Brown

    Photo
    Clifford Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-1956 (aged 26)
    Occupations
    trumpetercomposerjazz musician
    Biography

    Clifford Benjamin Brown was an American jazz trumpeter. He died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind four years' worth of recordings. His compositions "Sandu", "Joy Spring", and "Daahoud" have become jazz standards. Brown won the DownBeat magazine Critics' Poll for New Star of the Year in 1954; he was inducted into the DownBeat Hall of Fame in 1972.

  3. Adesuwa Aighewi

    Photo
    Adesuwa Aighewi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    modelfilmmaker
    Biography

    Adesuwa Thongpond Pariyasapat Aighewi is an American fashion model and filmmaker. In 2018, she was chosen as the runner up for “Breakout Star of the Year” by models.com As of January 2019, Aighewi ranks as one of the “Top 50” models by models.com

  4. Brasheedah Elohim

    Photo
    Brasheedah Elohim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Brasheedah Elohim is an American-Israeli basketball player and tennis player. During her professional women's basketball career in Israel, she played for Ramat HaSharon, Ashdod, Ramla, and Jerusalem. She was a member of the 2016 Israel women's national basketball team.

  5. Tim Parham

    Photo
    Tim Parham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Ashley Timothy Parham is an American professional basketball player for Cóndores de Cundinamarca of the Baloncesto Profesional Colombiano. At the college level, he played for Ellsworth Community College and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Since going pro, Parham has played with teams in countries such as Canada, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, the United States, and Taiwan.

  6. Earl S. Richardson

    Photo
    Earl S. Richardson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Biography

    Earl S. Richardson, Ed.D served as the 9th President of Morgan State University from 1984 to 2010. Prior to serving as the President of Morgan State University, Dr. Richardson served as Assistant to the President of the University System of Maryland, and Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Director of Career Planning and Placement and Acting Director of Admissions and Registration at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

  7. Helen Reed-Rowe

    Photo
    Helen Reed-Rowe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Helen Reed-Rowe, a career diplomat of the Senior Foreign Service, served as the first resident United States Ambassador to Palau.

  8. Merrecia James

    Photo
    Merrecia James
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Merrecia James is a track and field middle distance athlete, competed collegiately for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She is the daughter of Merle Stewart and William James of Jamaica. She has seven half brothers and five half sisters. She represented Jamaica at the North American Central American Caribbean cross country meet in 2004, 2005 and 2006, winning the bronze medal, in 2005 the world half marathon championships in Edmonton Canada and in 2006 the world cross country championship in Fukuoka, Japan. She finished 2nd for Jamaica at the Central American Caribbean reggae half marathon in a time of 1:28:08. In her mid-twenties, James was in Chicago when she was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was baptized soon afterward.

General info

Alternative namesUMES
Founded1886
MottoFacta, Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff700
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressJ.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne, Maryland, 21853-1299
United States
City population3,000
Phone4106512200
Fax+1 (410) 651 6105

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