2023 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$12,867

Net Price

82%

Admitted

8%

Enrolled

33%

Graduation Rate

8/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,384. In 2021, there were 10 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

10

Total Enrollment

2,384

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology10
Total Graduates10
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 7,625 students applied to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The university admitted 82% and 8% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Maryland universities is 9,202. On average, all Maryland institutions admit 75% and 17% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Maryland Eastern Shore students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 61%. Compared to all Maryland four or more years colleges, the percentage is 74%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 33%, compared to 58% for all Maryland universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 117%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UMES to Maryland Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Maryland Eastern Shore to the average of all Maryland four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UMES

7,625

Applicants

82%

Percent Admitted

8%

Percent Enrolled

61%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

33%

Graduation Rate

MD Colleges

9,202

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

17%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 213 or 71% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 89 or 29% part-time faculty members employed at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 195 or 65%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UMES

8 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

71%

Percent Full-Time

29%

Percent Part-Time

65%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MD Colleges

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

48%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Maryland Eastern Shore the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $5,526, and the average cost for books and supplies is $2,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $8,352 and the average cost for graduate fees is $2,088.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Maryland Eastern Shore2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,085
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,050
Total Living Expenses$14,135
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$5,526
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$2,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$21,661
In-State, Graduate Tuition$8,352
In-State, Graduate Fees$2,088
Total Graduate Expenses$10,440
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Maryland Eastern Shore is $12,867. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Maryland Eastern Shore presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$11,622$8,095
$30,001 – $48,000$13,225$10,014
$48,001 – $75,000$17,949$13,941
$75,001 – $110,000$20,406$16,946
$110,001 and more$21,557$19,472
US Department of Education

Compare University of Maryland Eastern Shore to all Maryland universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UMES

$21,661

Cost to Attend

$7,547

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,867

Net Price

MD Colleges

$38,787

Cost to Attend

$16,010

Average Financial Aid

87%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,843

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 436 or 94%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,710 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $7,547.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,710$7,547
Pell Grants972$4,821
Federal Student Loans1,077$6,913
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UMES

1,710

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

972

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

1,077

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

MD Colleges

3,906

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,879

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,051

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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