University of Maryland Eastern Shore The 125th Anniversary
125th Anniversary
"Celebrating the Journey: The 125th Anniversary of UMES" 1886-2011




Go Figure!

 9

Number of students who enrolled in the Delaware Conference Academy Sept. 13, 1886

 4,509

Number of students enrolled in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore -- Sept. 23, 2011

 11,000

Number of living UMES alumni

 3

Number of instructors who taught at the Academy the first year it was open

 195

Full-time faculty who taught at UMES during the 2010-11 school year

 16

In acres, the size of the campus in 1886

 745

In acres, the size of the campus in 2011

 17

In acres, the size of a solar-energy collection system on campus

 23.8

In acres, the size of the historic Academic Oval 

519,473

 The number of holdings in Frederick Douglass Library in 2011

 26

The number of peer-accredited academic programs

 

 0

Tuition that Marylanders paid to attend Maryland State College in the 1950-51 school year

 $25

Tuition that out-of-state residents paid to study at Maryland State in 1950-51

 $4,362

Annual tuition Marylanders are paying to study at UMES during the 2011-12 school year

 $12,143

Annual tuition out-of-state residents are paying to study at UMES during the 2011-12 school year

 $2,400

The Academy’s estimated operating budget in 1892-93

 $23,004

The Academy’s operating budget in 1915-16

 $124,599,334

UMES’ operating budget for the 2011-12 school year

 $100,000

Amount the state paid Morgan College to acquire its Princess Anne branch campus in 1935.

 $18.6

In millions, the value of UMES’ endowment as of the spring 2011


"Celebrating the Journey: The 125th Anniversary of the
University of Maryland Eastern Shore" 1886-2011