Location: Princess Anne
President: Heidi Anderson
Founded: 1886
Undergraduate Students: 2,069
Graduate Students: 577
For More Information: 410.651.2200
http://www.umes.edu/

The University of Maryland Eastern One was named on of the nation's top 20 HBCUs by U.S. News & World Report, and is one of 15 HBCUs with Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology credentials.

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a historically black institution and a land-grant university. UMES offers bachelor’s degrees in 37 areas, spanning physical and biological sciences, social and behavioral sciences, engineering, education, mathematics, information technology, humanities, and golf management. Cybersecurity and pharmaceutical sciences are among the 15 master’s degree programs in UMES’ graduate school, which also offers two post-baccalaureate certificates and eight doctoral degrees.

UMES provides individuals, including first generation college students, access to a holistic learning environment that fosters multicultural diversity, academic success, and intellectual and social growth. UMES has been recognized for its focus on developing programs to serve critical workforce needs.