University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,418
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$15,633
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.98%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
62%
8,511 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,646
83.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.6%
307 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 (68 degrees awarded), Sociology (47 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (46 degrees).

In 2020, 665 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (453 degrees), 5.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,418, which is $−23,211 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $5,418, which is $−23,211 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,633.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending University of Maryland Eastern Shore received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,418
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was $5,418. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $−23,211 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$15,633
2020 Value
3.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Maryland Eastern Shore had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,633. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Maryland Eastern Shore grew by 3.9%.

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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 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.05% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 15.3% with respect to 2019, when 72% 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.
9.98%
2018 Default Rate
105
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 9.98%, which represents 105 out of the 1052 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 8,511 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 117% annual growth. Out of those 8,511 applicants, 5,279 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62% acceptance rate.

There were 2,646 students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2020, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an overall enrollment yield of 8.88%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5,279
Accepted Out of 8,511

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 62% (5,279 admissions from 8,511 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 64.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 117%, while admissions grew by 108%.

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SAT Scores

80%
Submission Percentage
373
Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has a total enrollment of 2,646 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,209 students and the part-time enrollment is 437. This means that 83.5% 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 46.3% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 4.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0756% 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 (29.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.4%) and White Male (5.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (20.1%), followed by White Female (17.8%) and Black or African American Male (9.46%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,646 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 2,209 and the part-time enrollment is 437. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), 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
    1,224
  2. White
    394
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    132

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 46.3% Black or African American, 14.9% White, 4.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.63% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.34% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0756% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 151 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 (453 degrees awarded). There were 5.96 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is Criminal Justice - Police Science (68 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (47 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (46 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 (36 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), and Protective Services (68 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 Police officers (129,713 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (100,535 people), Other managers (95,865 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (40,547 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (38,079 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Protective Services (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees), and Agriculture (18 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Protective Services (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees), and Agriculture (18 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 Justice, public order, & safety activities (312,287 people), Elementary & secondary schools (214,364 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (109,009 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (102,982 people), and Construction (58,969 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Protective Services (68 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees), and Agriculture (18 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. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 46 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

257
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
408
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 257 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which is 0.63 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (408).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 26 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.619 times less than the 42 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 42 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 1.62 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 21% 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, 39% 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 Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate 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 (72.4%).

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, 0.326% 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
    453 degrees awarded
  2. White
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american (453 degrees awarded). There were 5.96 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (76 degrees).

1.5% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    281 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    172 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maryland Eastern Shore is black or african american female (281 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (172 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at nearly $29.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $175k (0.598%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Maryland Eastern Shore had a total salary expenditure of $120M. University of Maryland Eastern Shore employs 75 Associate professors, 51 Assistant professors, and 48 Professors. Most academics at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are Male Associate professors (49), Male Professors(29), and Male Assistant professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore are: Office and Administrative Support, with 97 employees, Management, with 92 employees, and Service with 66 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.3M
2020 Endowment
1.61%
decline from 2019

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has an endowment valued at about $29.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland Eastern Shore declined 1.61% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $273M 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. $7.94M - Federal
  2. $9.46M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Maryland Eastern Shore received $7.94M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.46M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$50.3M
2020 Salaries
3.63%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a median of $50.3M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($120M) and a 3.63% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.6% decline from 2018 and a 0.871% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.6M
Instructional Salaries
211
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Maryland Eastern Shore paid a total of $18.6M to 211 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Associate professor with 75 employees; Assistant professor with 51 employees; and Assistant professor with 48 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore were Office and Administrative Support with 97 employees; Management with 92 employees; and Service with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was Male Associate professor with 49 employees, Male Professor with 29 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 27 employees.

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

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