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Tuition & Fees

$8,622

$16,968

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,778
Declined + 3,952
Total Received 8,730
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Arts
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

Salisbury University, founded in 1925, is a public institution. Its 183-acre campus is located in Salisbury, MD, approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,770
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)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  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

7,997

undergraduate students

773

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
33%
500-599
60%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
56%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
62%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
48%
18-23
48%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
45%
18-23
44%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Salisbury, MD

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Salisbury, MD

183-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 31,507), 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
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 3% of male students
 
6 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
33%
500-599
60%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
34%
500-599
56%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
62%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
48%
18-23
48%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
45%
18-23
44%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,778
Declined + 3,952
Total Received 8,730

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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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 $7,279,348
State $5,700,620
Institutional $4,267,790
Other external $898,344
Total $18,146,102

Non-need-based

Federal $3,716
State $408,450
Institutional $2,268,005
Other external $336,145
Total $3,016,316

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
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Community Health
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis/Dispute Resolution
Conflict Resolution/Dispute Analysis
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
History
Information/Decision Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Respiratory Therapy
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

91%

7,997
students

Female
57%
4,562

Male
43%
3,435

Graduate

9%

773
students

Female
75%
576

Male
25%
197

undergraduateFull-time

91%

7,350
students

Female
58%
4,229

Male
42%
3,121

undergraduatePart-time

9%

647
students

Female
52%
333

Male
48%
314

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

78%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

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) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

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
  • Military
  • 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

95%

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
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
India
Korea
Nigeria
Russia
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, Center for International Education
410 677-5495
axliszkowska@salisbury.edu

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