7,782
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,186
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Salisbury University is a Comprehensive institution located in Salisbury, MD, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions House
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD  21801
United States
Contact Ms. Elizabeth Skoglund
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@salisbury.edu
Phone: 410-543-6161
Fax: 410-546-6016

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,171
Applied
5,313
Accepted
7,782
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

4,575
Females Applied
3,114
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,596
Males Applied
2,199
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 15th
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 596 560 630
SAT Math 584 540 630
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,122
In-state
16,824
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,702
Full-time student fees
11,950
Room & board
6,950
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,186
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,990
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,354
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,017
Avg. Loan Aid
2,612
Avg. Grant Aid
6,190
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,782
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.03%
Black or African American 13.77%
White or Caucasian 70.64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 3.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 2.74%
Other 3.05%

Gender

Male (44.08%)
Female (55.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
GullFest Spring Concert, Homecoming Week and Big Event Community Service

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Radio (WXSU) / SU TV / The Flyer Newspaper, Student Organization for Activity Planning (SOAP), Campus Crusade for Christ and Union of African American Students

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
video surveillance system, shuttle buses, emergency notification system, self-defense education

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

666
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 435
Part-time - 231
Male - 285
Female - 381