University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,105

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,454

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.1%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

38.4%

10,231 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,904

84.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

36.4%

344 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 (77 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (63 degrees), and General Family & Consumer Sciences (45 degrees).

In 2016, 768 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (439 degrees), 3.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (144 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,105, which is $-20,751 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,105, which is $-20,751 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,454.

In 2016, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,105

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was $5,105. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $-20,751 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$14,454

2016 Value

4.44%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Maryland Eastern Shore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,454. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew by 4.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,114

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was of $9,114 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 0.286% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 11% with respect to 2015, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

13.1%

2015 Default Rate

159

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 13.1%, which represents 159 out of the 1214 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 10,231 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 41.1% annual growth. Out of those 10,231 applicants, 3,928 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 38.4% acceptance rate.

There were 3,904 students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

38.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,928

Accepted Out of 10,231

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 38.4% (3,928 admissions from 10,231 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 49.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 41.1%, while admissions grew by 10.5%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

606

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has a total enrollment of 3,904 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 3,315 students and the part-time enrollment is 589. This means that 84.9% 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 70.1% Black or African American, 13.1% White, 8.61% Two or More Races, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Asian, 0.231% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0256% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (43.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (34.1%) and White Male (4.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.2%) and White Female (11.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,904 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 3,315 and the part-time enrollment is 589. This means that 84.9% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%

2016 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 58%. 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

    2,737

  2. White

    510

  3. Two or More Races

    336

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 70.1% Black or African American, 13.1% White, 8.61% Two or More Races, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Asian, 0.231% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0256% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 152 more women than men received degrees from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The majority of degree recipients at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are black or african american (439 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (144 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Criminal Justice - Police Science (77 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (63 degrees) and General Family & Consumer Sciences (45 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 Human Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Biology (87 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (39 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 & surgeons (398,888 people), Miscellaneous managers (207,848 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (175,327 people), Postsecondary teachers (140,921 people), and Police officers (137,581 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Biology (87 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (39 degrees), Protective Services (77 degrees), and Agriculture (16 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Biology (87 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (39 degrees), Protective Services (77 degrees), and Agriculture (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (540,701 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (343,361 people), Elementary & secondary schools (326,554 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (307,537 people), and Offices of physicians (168,567 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (45 degrees awarded), Biology (87 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (39 degrees), Protective Services (77 degrees), and Agriculture (16 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. 77 degrees awarded

  2. 63 degrees awarded

  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 77 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 308

  2. 460

In 2016, 308 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is 0.67 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (460).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 33 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.75 times less than the 44 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 46 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions, which is 4.18 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 19% 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, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (44.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Female and White (44.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.872% of graduates (3 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

    439 degrees awarded

  2. White

    144 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    100 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (439 degrees awarded). There were 3.05 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (144 degrees).

1.56% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    275 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    164 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american female (275 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (164 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at nearly $26.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $627k (2.37%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total expenditure of $116M. Of that $116M, they spent $55.4M on salaries and $116M on benefits.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore employs 71 Associate professors, 65 Assistant professors, and 45 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Male Associate professors (48), Male Assistant professors(36), and Female Lecturers (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are: Office and Administrative Support, with 100 employees, Management, with 99 employees, and Service with 98 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.4M

2015 Endowment

7.37%

growth from 2014

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at about $26.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew 7.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $244M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $10.7M - Federal

  2. $9.78M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Maryland Eastern Shore received $10.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.78M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$55.4M

Salary Expenditure

$116M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total expenditure of $116M. Of that $116M, they spent $55.4M on salaries and $116M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$55.4M

2015 Salaries

3.01%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a median of $55.4M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($116M) and a 3.01% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.2% growth from 2013 and a 0.624% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18M

Instructional Salaries

230

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a total of $18M to 230 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

71 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

100 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Associate professor with 71 employees; Assistant professor with 65 employees; and Assistant professor with 45 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Office and Administrative Support with 100 employees; Management with 99 employees; and Service with 98 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Male Associate professor with 48 employees, Male Assistant professor with 36 employees, and Female Lecturer with 29 employees.

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

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