Tuition & Fees

$9,582

$18,622

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
48%
500-599
43%
400-499
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
39%
500-599
52%
400-499
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,313
Declined + 2,858
Total Received 8,171
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Public

7,782

undergraduate students

932

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 185-acre campus is located in Salisbury, MD, approximately 120 miles southeast of both Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,714
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

185-acre campus in Salisbury (population: 33,114), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
48%
500-599
43%
400-499
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
39%
500-599
52%
400-499
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
62%
400-499
9%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
43%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%

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

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,313
Declined + 2,858
Total Received 8,171

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

53%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,186

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,982
Room $6,680
Board $4,800
Additional fees $2,600
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $22,362
Average Financial Aid - $8,186
Total with Avg. Aid $14,176

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,198,212
State $4,089,285
Institutional $4,761,351
Other external $1,612,428
Total $18,661,276

Non-need-based

Federal
State $340,343
Institutional $2,839,131
Other external $853,988
Total $4,033,462
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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)

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Equestrian Sports, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Equestrian Sports, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Weight Lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Battleship, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, Golf, Kickball, Non-Tackle Football, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Gerard Dibartolo (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

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

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

8,714

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

7,782
students

Female
56%
4,352

Male
44%
3,430

11%

932
students

Female
79%
738

Male
21%
194

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

7,191
students

Female
57%
4,033

Male
43%
3,158

8%

591
students

Female
54%
319

Male
46%
272

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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
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nigeria
South Korea
Sudan
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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