University of Maryland-Eastern Shore

11868 College Backbone Rd, Princess Anne, United States
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Overview of University of Maryland-Eastern Shore

About this school

U Maryland, Eastern Shore is a public, multipurpose institution. It was founded in 1886, became a state college in 1948, and gained university status in 1970. Its 620-acre campus is located in Princess Anne, 15 miles from Salisbury.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,862
    • Men:1,301 (45.5%)
    • Women:1,561 (54.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maryland Eastern Shore is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
11868 Academic Oval
City, State, Zip
Princess Anne, MD  21853
Phone
(410) 651-6410
Fax
(410) 651-7922
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 15
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
39% of 7,827 applicants were admitted
Women
39% of 4,875 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 2,952 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
855 (28%) of 3,053 admitted students enrolled
Women
469 (25%) of 1,910 admitted students enrolled
Men
386 (34%) of 1,143 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.96
375 And Above
7%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
43%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
53%
• Score 300 - 400
7%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
430-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
54%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
5%
• Score 18 - 23
35%
• Score 12 - 17
60%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


University of Maryland Eastern Shore accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 16
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002106
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
975 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
866 (88.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
820 (94.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$4,835
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 634 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,673
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 444 (54.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,854
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 215 (26.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
17 (1.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,368

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,133 (95.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,697 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,568 (95.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
21 (.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
34%
Average Award
$4,416
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,023 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,337
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,530 (59.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,347
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 610 (23.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
92 (2.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,545

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$9,861
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Local/State Students, Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,955

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


209

Part-Time Faculty


98

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
166,317

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Maryland Eastern Shore provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Ecology
  • Education, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Poultry Science
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Products Marketing Operations

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


None

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Professional Master of Science, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (18)


  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Special Education
  • Toxicology
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


3,308

Nearest Metropolitan Area


745 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
125 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore/Washington, D.C.
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Princess Anne
Nearest Train Station
125 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore/Washington, D.C.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


60% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hawk
School Colors
Maroon and grey

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers not Reported

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,573

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,862
Women
1,561
Men
1,301

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 77.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 11.2% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


2.9% from 33 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


630

Student Resources

Study resources