Location: Princess Anne
President: Juliette B. Bell
Founded: 1886
Undergraduate Students: 3,742
Graduate Students: 723
Operating Budget: $143.1 million
For More Information: 410.651.2200
http://www.umes.edu/

UMES’ focus as a historically black, land-grant institution is on teaching, research, and outreach emphasizing stewardship of the land, sea, and environment.

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) offers an impressive array of peer-accredited degree programs that blend a time-honored curriculum with instruction in such contemporary fields as aviation science, construction management, criminal justice, engineering, hospitality management, and allied health.

A doctoral research university a short drive from the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, UMES draws a multicultural student body from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and perspectives. Its focus as a historically black, land-grant institution is on teaching, research, and outreach emphasizing stewardship of the land, sea, and environment.

UMES’ unique graduate programs include master’s studies in cybersecurity and pharmaceutical science as well as terminal degrees in educational leadership, food science and technology, marine-estuarine-environmental science, organizational leadership, pharmacy, physical therapy, and toxicology.