PRINCESS ANNE, Md.--The latest independent study by “U.S. News & World Report” has been released and for the sixth consecutive year, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is ranked in the top tier of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities.
UMES was rated 33rd, joining fellow Maryland HBCUs Morgan State and Bowie State in the upper tier. Dr. Juliette B. Bell, beginning her first year as president at UMES, comes to the post from Central State University; an HBCU in Ohio also listed in the top tier.