University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,418
2% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,267
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
64.7%
3,929 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,886
84.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
38.5%
340 Graduates

About

University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a higher education institution located in Somerset County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Criminal Justice - Police Science (76 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (47 degrees), and Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions (32 degrees).

In 2019, 676 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (450 degrees), 4.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,418, which is $−23,082 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,418, which is $−23,082 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,267.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,418
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was $5,418. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $−23,082 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,267
2019 Value
2.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Maryland Eastern Shore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,267. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew by 2.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,500
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was of $10,500 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.16% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2018, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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14.6%
2017 Default Rate
176
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 14.6%, which represents 176 out of the 1202 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Maryland Eastern Shore received 3,929 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 20.2% annual decline. Out of those 3,929 applicants, 2,541 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,886 students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2019, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an overall enrollment yield of 20%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,541
Accepted Out of 3,929

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 64.7% (2,541 admissions from 3,929 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 54.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −20.2%, while admissions declined by −4.62%.

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SAT Scores

92%
Submission Percentage
467
Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has a total enrollment of 2,886 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,440 students and the part-time enrollment is 446. This means that 84.5% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.9% Black or African American, 13.2% White, 4.92% Two or More Races, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Asian, 0.173% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.8%) and White Male (4.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (19.1%), followed by White Female (14.8%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,886 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,440 and the part-time enrollment is 446. This means that 84.5% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,499
  2. White
    381
  3. Two or More Races
    142

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 51.9% Black or African American, 13.2% White, 4.92% Two or More Races, 4.37% Hispanic or Latino, 2.18% Asian, 0.173% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 104 more women than men received degrees from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (450 degrees awarded). There were 4.74 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (95 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Criminal Justice - Police Science (76 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (47 degrees) and Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions (32 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (76 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (29 degrees), and Agriculture (17 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Physicians (398,647 people), Other managers (210,222 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (181,989 people), Postsecondary teachers (178,247 people), and Police officers (142,095 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Protective Services (76 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (29 degrees), Agriculture (17 degrees), English (26 degrees), and Biology (71 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Surgeons, Actuaries, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Protective Services (76 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (29 degrees), Agriculture (17 degrees), English (26 degrees), and Biology (71 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (494,044 people), Elementary & secondary schools (472,781 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (444,937 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (370,299 people), and Offices of physicians (215,491 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Protective Services (76 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (29 degrees), Agriculture (17 degrees), English (26 degrees), and Biology (71 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Most Common
  1. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 32 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 76 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

286
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
390
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 286 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is 0.733 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (390).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 29 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Pharmacy, which is 0.879 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 48 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 1.71 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 20% of students graduating from University of Maryland Eastern Shore completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.294% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    450 degrees awarded
  2. White
    95 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (450 degrees awarded). There were 4.74 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (95 degrees).

0.148% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    265 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    185 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american female (265 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (185 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at nearly $29.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $632k (2.13%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total salary expenditure of $119M. University of Maryland Eastern Shore employs 73 Associate professors, 49 Assistant professors, and 43 Professors. Most academics at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Male Associate professors (47), Male Professors(26), and Female Associate professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are: Office and Administrative Support, with 93 employees, Management, with 82 employees, and Service with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.7M
2019 Endowment
2.99%
growth from 2018

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at about $29.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew 2.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $281M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.99M - Federal
  2. $7.63M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Maryland Eastern Shore received $9.99M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.63M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$48.6M
2019 Salaries
1.6%
decline from 2018

In 2019, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a median of $48.6M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($119M) and a 1.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.871% decline from 2017 and a 3.91% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.9M
Instructional Salaries
205
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a total of $17.9M to 205 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
73 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
93 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Associate professor with 73 employees; Assistant professor with 49 employees; and Assistant professor with 43 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees; Management with 82 employees; and Service with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Male Associate professor with 47 employees, Male Professor with 26 employees, and Female Associate professor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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