Salisbury University

1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD 21801-6862

About Salisbury University

Salisbury University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,557
Student Age% Under 2587%
 % 25 and Over13%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time88%
 % Part-time12%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.1%
 % Black11.5%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino2.6%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown0.8%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted53%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled30%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT70%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT13%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800600 / 800
 SAT Writing520 / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English21 / 3626
 ACT Writing7 / 129 / 12
 ACT Math21 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$45
 Graduate Application Fee$45
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,908
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,404
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid79%
 % Undergraduates with Loans47%
 % Undergraduates with Grants60%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,378
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,162
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,710
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,710
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,710

Neighborhood Data for the Salisbury Area

Median Age28.5
Median Household Income$40,590
Total Population29,808
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.4% 53.6%
 Age 0-946.6%53.4%
 Age 10-1748.0%52.0%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2951.4%48.6%
 Age 30-3946.6%53.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White58.1%
 % Black32.6%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino6.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,378
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,162
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$780
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50043.6%17.2%3.3%
 $500 to $74925.2%38.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99920.6%25.4%46.4%
 Over $100010.6%18.9%38.3%
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