University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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world rank  6453

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University Overview

Established in 1886, University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Princess Anne (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMES also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UMES
Founded 1886
Motto Facta, Non Verba
Deeds, Not Words
Colours Maroon and gray

University Location

Address J.T. Williams Hall
Princess Anne
21853-1299 Maryland
United States
Tel +1 (410) 651 7747
Fax +1 (410) 651 6105

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Center for Student Services
Princess Anne 21853
(410) 651 6410

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Library
University of Maryland Eastern Shore's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 131,714 physical volumes, 2,216 physical media and 149 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Maryland Eastern Shore provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,206 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1937


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
  • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
  • Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA)
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy (ACPE)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland (USM)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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