University of Maryland Eastern Shore

History

Founded in 1886 as the Delaware Conference Academy, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a land-grant, historically Black college which has survived numerous governing bodies and name changes, beginning with a mere nine students and one faculty member.

Academic Merit

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has developed an academic program above, and perhaps more impressive, than any other higher educational institution of its size in the East, and is the only four-year institution on the eastern shore to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science, plus these degreed programs:

Accounting
Agribusiness Management
Agriculture
Animal & Poultry Business Technology
Plant and Soil Science
Applied Design
Commercial Photography
Graphic Illustration
Sequential Arts
Art Education
Aviation Science
Biochemistry
Biology, General
Business Administration
Chemistry
Construction Management/Technology
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Studies
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Health Fitness
Finance
History
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Human Ecology
Childhood Development
Family and Consumer Science Education
Marketing
Mathematics
Music Education
Professional Golf Management
Rehabilitation Psychology
Rehabilitation Services
Sociology
Technology and Engineering Education
Urban Forestry

Campus Life

Located in the historic Maryland town of Princess Anne that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the campus encompasses over 600 picturesque acres, 28 major buildings, and 41 other units. Many students arrive from neighboring cities including Baltimore (119 miles), Washington, DC (133 miles), Philadelphia (139 miles), Richmond (180 miles), and New York City (239 miles).

ADDRESS: Princess Anne, MD
PHONE: 410-651-6144
WEBSITE: https://www.umes.edu

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