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Salisbury University
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  • 4 Year
  • SALISBURY, MD

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1101 CAMDEN AVE
SALISBURY, MD 21801
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New Jersey Athletic Conference
From Salisbury University

Home to 8,700 students from across the U.S. and around the world, SU is known for excellence in public higher education. Students may choose from over 60 undergraduate majors. Many engage in study abroad, professional internships and other community engagement.

SU is a top producer of Fulbright students and been designated by the National Science Foundation as a center for undergraduate research. With roots starting over 35 years ago, SU’s Honors College offers expanded learning opportunities in all disciplines. The new Guerrieri Academic Commons library facility is SU's largest academic building and a center for learning on campus. SU attracts some of the best students in the region and boasts the highest four-year graduation rates of any University of Maryland System comprehensive institution.

Sea Gull athletics teams have earned 20 NCAA Division III national championships. The beautiful 200-acre campus is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, near the beach and major cities.

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Salisbury University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1080-1230
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,271 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,710 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 84 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 93 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 91 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,090 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
596
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 57 responses
  • Good on the week days but crazy on the weekends
    39%
  • Responsible when it's time to be responsible
    37%
  • Good on the weekend days but crazy on the weekends
    16%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Focused
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 118 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 137 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 72 responses
  • It's small and pretty comfortable.
    31%
  • Awesome
    17%
  • Comfortable
    11%
  • Small
    11%
  • The next step away from home. Challenging but good
    11%
  • Convenient
    7%
  • My new home
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 59 responses

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