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Tuition & Fees

$9,364

$17,776

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,069
Declined + 3,291
Total Received 8,360
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Public

7,849

undergraduate students

822

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Arts
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 5403
ACT 1716

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
33%
500-599
60%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
36%
500-599
55%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
32%
500-599
61%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
34%
18-23
51%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
43%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
53%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Salisbury University, founded in 1925, is a public institution. Its 182-acre campus is located in Salisbury, MD, approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,671
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)

Salisbury, MD

182-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
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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

 
11 fraternities 10% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
33%
500-599
60%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
36%
500-599
55%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
32%
500-599
61%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
34%
18-23
51%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
46%
18-23
43%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
40%
18-23
53%
12-17
1%
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

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,069
Declined + 3,291
Total Received 8,360

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 $7,605,193
State $4,877,601
Institutional $4,472,433
Other external $832,165
Total $17,787,392

Non-need-based

Federal
State $368,837
Institutional $2,460,212
Other external $327,092
Total $3,156,141

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Capital Athletic Conference, ECAC (Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference), New Jersey 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%

7,849
students

Female
57%
4,475

Male
43%
3,374

Graduate

9%

822
students

Female
75%
618

Male
25%
204

undergraduateFull-time

91%

7,148
students

Female
58%
4,078

Male
42%
3,070

undergraduatePart-time

9%

701
students

Female
57%
397

Male
43%
304

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
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

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

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 Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall:

Spring:

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 40
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
India
Japan
Nigeria
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Agata Liszkowska
Associate Director, Center for International Education
410 677-5027
axliszkowska@salisbury.edu

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