UMES Admissions

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 64.67% and yield is 20.03%. 1,496 men and 2,433 women applied to UMES and 902 men and 1,639 women students were accepted. Among them, 239 men and 270 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 64.67%60.29%67.37%
Yield 20.03%26.50%16.47%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 467 students (92% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 26 students (5%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 520 and 25th percentile is 440. The SAT Math score is 510 (75th) and 410 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 57 (75th percentile) and 57 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing440520
SAT Math410510
ACT Composite1619
ACT Math1420
ACT English1518
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,063, ACT: 60 - Public Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

UMES requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Maryland Eastern Shore application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UMES online application page .
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UMES Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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