Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$10,044

$20,110

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,754
Declined 1,947
Total Received 8,701
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Public

8,395

undergraduate students

1,126

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,521
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Salisbury University
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD
21801-6837

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,754
Declined 1,947
Total Received 8,701

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Admissions Right Now

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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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,676

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,264
Room $7,160
Board $5,100
Additional fees $2,780
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $23,604
Average Financial Aid - $5,676
Total with Avg. Aid $17,928

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,509,357
State $4,715,056
Institutional $6,419,215
Other external $2,032,112
Total $21,675,740

Non-need-based

Federal
State $360,948
Institutional $3,718,170
Other external $695,454
Total $4,774,572
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

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

Club Sports - Women's

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, battleship, boxing/kickboxing, corn hole, dodgeball, floor hockey, golf, handball, kickball, non-tackle football, quidditch, rock climbing, scuba diving, soccer, softball, surfing/boarding, tai chi, tang soo do, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Data Science, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Outdoor Education.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Arts
  2. Psychology
  3. Social Work

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

9,521

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

8,395
students

Female
55%
4,635

Male
45%
3,760

12%

1,126
students

Female
79%
889

Male
21%
237

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

7,487
students

Female
56%
4,162

Male
44%
3,325

11%

908
students

Female
52%
473

Male
48%
435

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
India
Mexico
Myanmar
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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