University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,208
2.02% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$15,732
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13.3%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
39%
7,827 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
3,490
85.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
38.2%
286 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 (66 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (44 degrees), and Sociology (43 degrees).

In 2017, 674 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (404 degrees), 3.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (106 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,208, which is $-21,292 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,208, which is $-21,292 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,732.

In 2017, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 64% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,208
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was $5,208. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $-21,292 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,732
2017 Value
8.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Maryland Eastern Shore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,732. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew by 8.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,388
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was of $9,388 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.22% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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13.3%
2016 Default Rate
152
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 13.3%, which represents 152 out of the 1142 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 7,827 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 23.5% annual decline. Out of those 7,827 applicants, 3,053 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39% acceptance rate.

There were 3,490 students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2017, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an overall enrollment yield of 18.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
3,053
Accepted Out of 7,827

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 39% (3,053 admissions from 7,827 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 38.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -23.5%, while admissions declined by -22.3%.

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SAT Scores

88%
Submission Percentage
499
Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has a total enrollment of 3,490 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,987 students and the part-time enrollment is 503. This means that 85.6% 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 69.7% Black or African American, 12.3% White, 8.83% Two or More Races, 3.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, 0.229% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0573% 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 (43.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (33.8%) and White Male (4.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (32.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.8%) and Two or More Races Female (15.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,490 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,987 and the part-time enrollment is 503. This means that 85.6% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2017 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 64%. 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
    2,431
  2. White
    428
  3. Two or More Races
    308

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 69.7% Black or African American, 12.3% White, 8.83% Two or More Races, 3.61% Hispanic or Latino, 1.23% Asian, 0.229% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0573% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 13 students (0.372%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 118 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 (404 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (106 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Criminal Justice - Police Science (66 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (44 degrees) and Sociology (43 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (34 degrees), and English (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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 Elementary & middle school teachers (241,112 people), Other managers (138,544 people), Police officers (125,613 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (96,280 people), and Postsecondary teachers (94,593 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (34 degrees), English (27 degrees), Protective Services (66 degrees), and Agriculture (16 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Other financial specialists

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (34 degrees), English (27 degrees), Protective Services (66 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 Elementary & secondary schools (439,197 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (329,584 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (220,991 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (144,202 people), and Legal services (97,946 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (34 degrees), English (27 degrees), Protective Services (66 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. 66 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 43 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 66 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 278
  2. 396

In 2017, 278 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is 0.702 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (396).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 29 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Pharmacy, which is 0.935 times less than the 31 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Other Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions, which is 4.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 14% 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, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (43.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Female and Black or African American (43.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.05% 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
    404 degrees awarded
  2. White
    106 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    105 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (404 degrees awarded). There were 3.81 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (106 degrees).

0.742% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    242 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    162 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american female (242 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (162 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at nearly $27.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $913k (3.29%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total salary expenditure of $124M. University of Maryland Eastern Shore employs 69 Associate professors, 60 Assistant professors, and 41 Professors. Most academics at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Male Associate professors (47), Male Assistant professors(31), and Female Assistant professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are: Management, with 94 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 93 employees, and Service with 88 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.8M
2017 Endowment
11.1%
growth from 2016

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at about $27.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $259M 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. $9.3M - Federal
  2. $8.24M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Maryland Eastern Shore received $9.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.24M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.8M
2017 Salaries
3.91%
decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a median of $49.8M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($124M) and a 3.91% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.42% decline from 2015 and a 3.01% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.2M
Instructional Salaries
209
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a total of $17.2M to 209 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
69 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
94 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Associate professor with 69 employees; Assistant professor with 60 employees; and Assistant professor with 41 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Management with 94 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees; and Service with 88 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Male Associate professor with 47 employees, Male Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 29 employees.

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

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