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University of Maryland Eastern Shore Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,540 students

50% admitted

  • 3,960 full time
  • 580 part time
  • 1,670 men full time
  • 2,290 women full time
  • 4,201 applied
  • 2,100 admitted
  • 756 enrolled

3,883 Undergraduates

$12,629 tuition/year

  • 573 Graduates
  • 84 Non-Degree
  • $12,629 out of state
  • $2,220 fees
  • $8,074 room & board
  • $2,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Maroon and gray
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Chantel from Greenbelt, MD
  • 0
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a historically black college located in Princess Anne, Maryland. However, it has become a very diverse educational environment. UMES is a place where the…

  • Jan-09-2013 Read More
  • Brittany from Frederick, MD
  • 0
  • University Of Maryland Eastern Shore is a very diverse HBCU with so much to offer. The professor at the university are very hands on and always make them self available…

  • May-21-2012 Read More
  • Davonta from Baltimore, MD
  • 0
  • Umes is historically black university in the middle of a small urban area. It is one of the 'stricter' party schools so it offers fun but not to an extent…

  • Jun-03-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), a historically Black land-grant university, is a teaching, research, and doctoral institution that nurtures and launches leaders in a student-centered environment, particularly among ethnic minorities. It is committed to providing high-quality programs in an ethnically diverse environment and to preparing students who serve and shape the global economy. UMES is a growing, primarily residential university with a teaching, research, extension, and engagement mission consistent with valuing the scholarship of faculty in discovering knowledge, developing, and disseminating new knowledge, and applying that knowledge to the extended community. The University recognizes that it is also responsible for developing human potential, enriching cultural expression, and sharing its expertise with individuals, businesses, and educational and governmental agencies. Teaching, research, and engagement foci align with UMES’ legacy and mission as Maryland’s 1890 land-grant institution. UMES is proud of its more than one hundred

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Niesha from Bowie, MD
  • Dec-27-2011 I am a current student here

    i like that if you want to go out and party you can and their are almost always events happening on campus however i would enjoy a city atmosphere much better

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  • 5
  • Jasmine from Plainfield, NJ
  • Jul-15-2011 I am a current student here

    I do enjoy being at UMES. Aside from the educational experience, the culture aspect of the school is the best! There are so many activities and organizations to join here on this campus. For example, I am apart of 3 organizations and 2 honor societies. I appreciate them because you're able to network and meet people from all over.

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  • 5
  • destiny
  • Jun-08-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I wont be to far from home and not to close which makes it a perfect location.The people are friendly and the campus is beautiful.

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  • 3
  • Porsche from Bowie, MD
  • May-05-2011 I am a past student here

    I Personally Didnt Enjoy Being At UMES Because I Am Used To The City. But, UMES Is Put In A Good Location Because You Really Have No Choice But To Focus OnYour Acadmeics. There Aren't Many Distractions There Unless You Make Them Yourself.

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  • 4
  • Beatrice from Beverly, NJ
  • Apr-20-2011 I am a current student here

    Although UMES is not in a major city, you can find plenty of interseting things to do. I have been to Ocen City, MD, Washington DC, Baltimore, MD, and Hampton, VA. These are places that are within 2 to 3 hours of campus. The Greyhound Bus also stops on campus for your traveling needs as well as a local shuttle to take you to Wal-Mart, the mall, and local shopping centers.

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