Cost of college went up for all students at University of Maryland Eastern Shore

In-state tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland residents paid $8,042 to attend the four-year public institution this year $238 more than the $7,804 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 124.4 percent more than residents this year, or $18,048. Their price tag grew 5 percent from $17,188 in 2016-17.

About 73 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maryland residents. About 24 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 92 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 727 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.45 million and 772 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.04 million.

Including all undergraduates, 2,734 students used grants or scholarships totaling $22.14 million. Another 2,523 took out $17.13 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
~2,850
$7,287
$7,625
$7,804
$8,042
10.4%
Out-of-state
~937
$16,311
$16,687
$17,188
$18,048
10.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
624
62%
$2,939,948
$4,711
State / local grant or scholarship
291
29%
$1,025,026
$3,522
Institutional grants or scholarships
255
25%
$1,488,981
$5,839
Grant or scholarship aid total
727
72%
$5,453,955
$7,502
Federal student loans
769
76%
$4,733,002
$6,155
Other student loans
27
3%
$304,393
$11,274
Student loan aid
772
76%
$5,037,395
$6,525
Total student aid
931
92%

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