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Can I get into UMES? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,556 out of 7,249 applicants or 49% were admitted making UMES a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. University of Maryland Eastern Shore typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||33%||29%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Maryland Eastern Shore and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that UMES regularly accepts students with ACTs of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 735. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 925 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>66%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||49%-66%|
|15 to 16||Avg -||40%-49%|
|14 to 15||Reach||32%-40%|
|Less than 14||Low||<32%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1020 and Above||Good||>62%|
|925 to 1020||Avg +||49%-62%|
|830 to 925||Avg -||36%-49%|
|735 to 830||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 735||Low||<25%|
You can get into University of Maryland Eastern Shore with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Maryland Eastern Shore was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UMES will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||24%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Reach|
You have 39 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 30, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Maryland Eastern Shore and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163338 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland Eastern Shore.