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Tuition

$9,428

$17,774

not including room and board

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,676
Declined + 4,190
Total Received 8,866
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Education
  3. Communication Arts
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School Facts

Salisbury University, founded in 1925, is a public institution. Its 161-acre campus is located in Salisbury, MD, approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,657
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 5403
ACT 1716

Social Networks

Public

7,969

undergraduate students

688

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
63%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
38%
500-599
53%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
53%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
52%
18-23
43%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Salisbury, MD

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Salisbury, MD

161-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 30,484), approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Baltimore and Washington, DC. School operates transportation to surrounding areas including off-campus housing, bus station, shopping malls, and U of Maryland--Eastern Shore.

Salisbury University
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801-6837

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
63%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
38%
500-599
53%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
53%
18-23
38%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
52%
18-23
43%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,676
Declined + 4,190
Total Received 8,866

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Admissions Contact

Elizabeth Skoglund
Director of Admissions
P: 888 543-0148
F: 410 546-6016
admissions@salisbury.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,146,815
State $3,816,304
Institutional $2,366,289
Other external $794,595
Total $14,124,003

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $469,341
Institutional $1,773,400
Other external $531,958
Total $2,774,699

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Capital Athletic Conference, Empire 8 Athletic Conference
Mascot
Sea Gulls
School colors
maroon and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Biology
Applied Health Physiology
Art
Art/Fine Arts
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis/Dispute Resolution
Conflict Resolution/Dispute Analysis
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Health
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Health Education
History
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Technology
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Respiratory Therapy
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

92%

7,969
students

Female
57%
4,515

Male
43%
3,454

Graduate

8%

688
students

Female
70%
485

Male
30%
203

undergraduateFull-time

91%

7,323
students

Female
58%
4,193

Male
42%
3,130

undergraduatePart-time

9%

646
students

Female
50%
322

Male
50%
324

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

84%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
Ethiopia
India
Nigeria
The Russian Federation
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Agata Liszkowska
Associate Director, International Student Services
410 677-5027
axliszkowska@salisbury.edu

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