C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    D
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    D
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Maryland Eastern Shore is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Address
J.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Website

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
38%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
790-950
ACT Range
17-20
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$14,454/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,768/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,905/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,876/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,851/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,510/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.75 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.87 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.86 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,291Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
73%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Relaxed
    33%
  • Dedicated
    23%
  • Hardworking
    23%
  • Unmotivated
    13%
  • Inspired
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.91 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.101 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
Report
  • Relaxed
    42%
  • Leadership
    19%
  • Family oriented
    16%
  • Needs student advice/ input
    14%
  • Slacker school.
    7%
  • Progressive
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.52 responses
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My experience at UMES could have been better. There are many issues with housing. There are also issues with the food. Also the location in Princess Anne, MD is pretty boring. However academically I think UMES is doing a pretty good job. I have learn so much since enrolling at UMES!
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Driving into University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus for move in day was a bittersweet moment. As I became more open minded about the campus and what it has to offer me, I became more of a member of the school. UMES is an overall well rounded school and is all of what you make it while your are there. I plan on making the best out of my experience there. HAWK PRIDE...CATCH IT!
Being A senior, I can reflect back to the very first time I committed to UMES not knowing the emotional rollercoaster I would go on.Being at UMES has taught me college is what you make it. From the outside looking in, UMES is an unpleasant school to be at in the middle of nowhere. Now that I am very close to graduating, I now see that UMES was a school that overall taught me very valuable lessons on myself and how to interact with individuals in a professional manner. UMES taught me how to never take no for an answer, fight for what you believe in, and anything is possible with a little help form the school.