University of Maryland Eastern Shore Transfer Agreement

Students can save up to


by completing their associate degree at College of Southern Maryland and then finishing up at University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (based on average costs 2020-21).

  • Transfer Admission Deadlines:
    Fall Priority Deadline: April 15th
    Fall Deadline: June 1st
    Spring Deadline: December 1st
  • Physical Address:
    11868 College Backbone Rd., Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
  • Phone:
    (410) 651-2200
  • Main Website
  • Admissions Website
  • Transfer Website
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), the state’s historically black 1890 land-grant institution, has its purpose and uniqueness grounded in distinctive learning, discovery and engagement opportunities in the arts and sciences, education, technology, engineering, agriculture, business and health professions. 

UMES is a student-centered, doctoral research degree-granting university known for its nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, applied research, and highly valued graduates. 

UMES provides individuals, including first generation college students, access to a holistic learning environment that fosters multicultural diversity, academic success, and intellectual and social growth. 

UMES prepares graduates to address challenges in a global knowledge-based economy, while maintaining its commitment to meeting the workforce and economic development needs of the Eastern Shore, the state, the nation and the world. 

Articulated Program Requirements:

  • For the 2+3 Pharmacy Pathway Articulation Agreement, CSM students must:
    • Succesfully complete the requirements of CSM's Associate of Science degree in Pre-Professional Health Science (Pharmacy Track).
    • Maintain a minimum of 3.5 GPA.
    • Obtain a score of at least 50 on the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT).
    • Have a successful interview
  • For the B.S. in Technology and Engineering Education Articulation Agreement, CSM students must:
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in Teacher Education, Secondary.
    • Complete the admissions application for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore following the third semester of their associate degree program.

Articulated Program Benefits:

  • For the 2+3 Pharmacy Pathway Articulation Agreement,
    • UMES will guarantee admission for up to three CSM students annually, provided they meet the requirements mentioned above.

View our 2+3 Pharmacy Pathway Articulation Agreement

View our B.S. in Technology and Engineering Education Articulation Agreement