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Salisbury University (SU)

1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD

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SU is a public university that has a fair number of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Salisbury, Maryland, in a predominantly suburban area. Over 8,400 students enroll at SU annually.

Areas of study offered at SU include:

  • Communications And Journalism
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Salisbury University. A score in a range of 1600 - 1820 on the SAT, or 22 - 26 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Roughly 50% of all students that applied were accepted at SU, with 29% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at salisbury.edu.

The tuition at SU varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $8,100 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $17,000 for the year. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $5,200 each year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The mascot for Salisbury University is the "Sea Gulls", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, tuition information, areas of study offered, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.salisbury.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants Salisbury University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Salisbury University is around 8,700 students. The student body is made up of 91% undergraduate students and 14% graduate students.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $6,700-$8,100
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$18,070
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $350-$420 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $700-$840 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships70%$4,676
Receiving Student Loans56%$6,460
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Salisbury University may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of SU is close to 67%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years47%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Registered Nurse (RN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

SU is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Capital Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Empire Eight)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Salisbury University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
60.63%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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