University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,637
2.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$12,020
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.49%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
81.6%
6,724 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,518
83.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
37.4%
261 Graduates

About

University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a higher education institution located in Somerset County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Pharmacy (44 degrees awarded) and Physical Therapy (30 degrees).

In 2022, 445 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (232 degrees), 3.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (77 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,637, which is $−24,513 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,637, which is $−24,513 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,020.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of Maryland Eastern Shore received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,637
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was $5,637. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $−24,513 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$12,020
2022 Value
6.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Maryland Eastern Shore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,020. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew by 6.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,611
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was of $10,611 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16.9% with respect to 2021, when 83% 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.
4.49%
2019 Default Rate
45
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 4.49%, which represents 45 out of the 1003 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 6,724 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.8% annual growth. Out of those 6,724 applicants, 5,484 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,518 students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2022.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an overall enrollment yield of 10.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,484
Accepted Out of 6,724

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 81.6% (5,484 admissions from 6,724 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.8%, while admissions declined by −12.2%..

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Enrollment

University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total enrollment of 2,518 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,095 students and the part-time enrollment is 423. This means that 83.2% 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 68.5% Black or African American, 13.8% White, 5.16% Two or More Races, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Asian, and 0.516% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (42.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (34.4%) and White Male (4.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.5%), followed by White Female (19.9%) and Black or African American Male (14.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,518 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,095 and the part-time enrollment is 423. This means that 83.2% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,726 enrolled students
  2. White
    347 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    130 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 68.5% Black or African American, 13.8% White, 5.16% Two or More Races, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Asian, and 0.516% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 56 students (2.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 81 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 (232 degrees awarded). There were 3.01 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (77 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Pharmacy (44 degrees awarded), followed by Physical Therapy (30 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), and Transportation (9 degrees).

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 (399,494 people), Other managers (178,276 people), Police officers (143,268 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (142,745 people), and Postsecondary teachers (122,828 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Biology (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Nurse anesthetists, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Biology (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (532,079 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (349,772 people), Elementary & secondary schools (347,823 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (327,153 people), and Offices of physicians (206,723 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (25 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Transportation (9 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Biology (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 37 degrees awarded
  2. 32 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

182
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
263
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 182 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is 0.692 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (263).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.682 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in General Biological Sciences, which is 9.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 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, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.383% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    232 degrees awarded
  2. White
    77 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (232 degrees awarded). There were 3.01 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (77 degrees).

14.4% of degree recipients (64 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    137 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    95 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american female (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (95 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at nearly $65.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 214k (0.328%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total salary expenditure of 133M. University of Maryland Eastern Shore employs 75 Associate professors, 55 Professors and 39 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Male Associate professor (44), Male Professor (35), and Female Associate professor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are: Office and Administrative Support, with 80 employees, Management, with 67 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 61 employees.

Endowment

$65.2M
2022 Endowment
11.5%
growth from 2021

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at about $65.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew 11.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $308M 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. $10.4M - Federal
  2. $10.7M - State
  3. $12.1k - Local

As of 2022, University of Maryland Eastern Shore received $10.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.7M from state grants and contracts, and $12.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$76.9M
2022 Salaries
4.83%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a median of $76.9M in salaries, which represents 57.7% of their overall expenditure ($133M) and a 4.83% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.8M
Instructional Salaries
202
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a total of $19.8M to 202 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
75 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Associate professor with 75 employees, Professor with 55 employees, and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Office and Administrative Support with 80 employees, Management with 67 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 61 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Male Associate professor with 44 employees, Male Professor with 35 employees, and Female Associate professor with 31 employees.

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

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