Tuition & Fees

$10,046

$20,112

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
55%
500-599
38%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
47%
500-599
47%
400-499
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
51%
12-17
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,585
Declined + 3,398
Total Received 8,983
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Public

7,650

undergraduate students

917

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5403
ACT 1716

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Location

School Facts

Salisbury University, founded in 1925, is a public institution. Its 201-acre campus is located in Salisbury, MD, approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,567
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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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Salisbury, MD

201-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 32,807), approximately 40 miles west of Ocean City and 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington DC. Served by air and bus. 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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 4% of male students
 
7 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
55%
500-599
38%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
47%
500-599
47%
400-499
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
51%
12-17
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,585
Declined + 3,398
Total Received 8,983

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

Financial Aid

54%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,726

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,264
Room $7,160
Board $4,800
Additional fees $2,782
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $23,306
Average Financial Aid - $8,726
Total with Avg. Aid $14,580

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,791,210
State $4,666,904
Institutional $5,815,318
Other external $1,734,718
Total $21,008,150

Non-need-based

Federal
State $431,829
Institutional $3,227,657
Other external $858,823
Total $4,518,309
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 543-0148
F: 410 543-6138
finaid@salisbury.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Justin Rummel
Director of Financial Aid
jdrummel@salisbury.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, battleship, corn hole, dodgeball, fishing, floor hockey, golf, kayaking, kickball, non-tackle football, outdoor, quidditch, rock climbing, soccer, softball, surfing/boarding, tai chi, tang soo do, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Gerard Dibartolo (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Capital Athletic Conference, ECAC, New Jersey Athletic Conference
Mascot
Sea Gulls
School colors
maroon and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Biology
Applied Health Physiology
Art
Art/Fine Arts
Athletic Training
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
Urban/Regional Planning
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Science
  2. Communication Arts
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,567

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

7,650
students

Female
56%
4,282

Male
44%
3,368

11%

917
students

Female
79%
722

Male
21%
195

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

7,081
students

Female
57%
3,993

Male
43%
3,088

8%

569
students

Female
51%
289

Male
49%
280

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Student Break-down

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

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended 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: rolling

Spring: rolling

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

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
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Myanmar
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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