UMD Eastern Shore is on a 745-acre campus in the rural setting of Princess Anne, Maryland.
There are many activities and organizations for UMD Eastern Shore students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? UMD Eastern Shore has fraternities and sororities.
This table offers information on housing at UMD Eastern Shore.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||62%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,798|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,253|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||33%|
UMD Eastern Shore offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of UMD Eastern Shore students live on campus. In 2022, 62% of undergrads at UMD Eastern Shore lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 33% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UMD Eastern Shore. There are 1,798 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,070 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,253 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
UMD Eastern Shore offers coed housing.
At UMD Eastern Shore there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UMD Eastern Shore:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UMD Eastern Shore campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UMD Eastern Shore offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UMD Eastern Shore, take US 13 to Princess Anne, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Salisbury - Ocean City - Wicomico (SBY) airport.
While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.
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