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Salisbury University is a public institution situated in Salisbury, Maryland. The suburban atmosphere of Salisbury makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

176 Undergraduate Degrees
56 Graduate Degrees
$30,129 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
65% Acceptance Rate

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Salisbury University Rankings

Salisbury landed the #33 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 545 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Salisbury has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#126 Most Popular Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Salisbury.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Teaching English or French Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Teaching English or French Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Teaching English or French Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Educational Administration Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#132 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Salisbury has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#14 Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific College Factual
#21 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#44 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#48 Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific College Factual
#79 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual
#87 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Salisbury University?

Location of Salisbury University

Contact details for Salisbury are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD 21801-6862
Phone: 410-543-6000
Website: https://www.salisbury.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Salisbury-University/122620361558
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/salisburyu

How Do I Get Into Salisbury?

You can apply to Salisbury online at: www.salisbury.edu/admissions/apply/

Admission Requirements for Salisbury

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Salisbury?

65% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 65%, Salisbury does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Can I Afford Salisbury University?

$30,129 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
3.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Salisbury is $30,129. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Salisbury, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,744 a year. That adds up to $26,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Salisbury is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Salisbury University Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,090 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,686 undergraduate students at Salisbury, with 7,090 being full-time and 596 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Salisbury

There are also 931 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,090 full-time undergraduates at Salisbury, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Salisbury

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Salisbury University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Salisbury Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 261
Black or African American 985
Hispanic or Latino 339
White 4,983
International Students 83
Other Races/Ethnicities 439

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Salisbury University. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 41 countries are represented at Salisbury. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Salisbury University

256 Took All Classes Online
1,515 Took At Least One Class Online
55.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,515 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Salisbury has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Salisbury

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Salisbury University was 55.1%. This is the #276 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Salisbury regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Salisbury University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Elementary Education 95 0 0 95
Early Childhood Education 39 0 0 39
General Education 0 0 27 27
Health Education 23 0 0 23
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 18 0 0 18
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 1 10 0 11
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 1 8 9
Secondary Education 0 0 5 5
Reading Teacher Education 0 0 4 4
Mathematics Education 0 0 1 1
Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 176 11 45 232

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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