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Degree Seeking Undergraduate Applicants

Admission to UMES is granted to those applicants whose academic qualifications indicate the potential for succeeding in college. The determination of this decision is the responsibility of the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Decisions for admissions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year. We strive to notify prospective students of a decision within 3-4 weeks from receiving a complete application and required documents.

Start Terms:

Fall 2022
This start time is applicable to you if:
> You will graduate high school in May or June 2022
> You graduated high school prior to May or June 2022
> You have earned a GED
Priority deadline to apply: February 15, 2022

Application Process:

STEP 1: Please select one of the follow application platforms that best meets your needs:

STEP 2: Send your required and supporting documents to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment.
STEP 3: Monitor the email address you provided on your application.

> Monitor the email address you provided on your application. This is where you will receive information and updates regarding your application.
> Only submit one application total. Submitting duplicate applications via different platforms may delay the decision process.


Readmission to UMES for previously enrolled students is handled by the Office of the Registrar. To be considered, former students must submit the Readmission Application to the Office of the Registrar.

If you have any questions about readmission, please contact the Office of the Registrar.
Office of the Registrar
Phone: 410-651-6413 / 410-651-6414
Fax: 410-651-7844
Suite 1120, 1st Floor – Student Development Center, Princess Anne, MD 21853

Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Applicants

Applicants who do not desire to work towards a baccalaureate degree may be admitted as non-degree seeking, or special, students. These students may enroll in undergraduate courses for which they possess the necessary prerequisites, but may not enroll in courses restricted to degree seeking students only.

Submit the UMES Non-Degree Seeking Application.

Career & Technical Education Certificate, at BMI

This program is designed for educators who plan to take courses at the undergraduate level Professional and Technical Education (PTE) certification or Work-Based Learning (WBL) endorsement.

Submit the CTE Non-Degree Seeking Application.

Dual-Enrollment Applicants

Dual-Enrollment applicants are those who are currently enrolled in high school and desire to take courses to supplement their high school instruction.

Submit the UMES Dual Enrollment Application.

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