Salisbury University: Statistics

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#1200 of 14,160In the World
#357 of 2,624In North America
#321 of 2,523In the United States
#8 of 34In Maryland
#151 of 1,646For Microbiology
Top50%For 45 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
7,686
Graduates
931
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Salisbury University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%69%77%
Applicants8,4213,5254,896
Admissions6,1902,4413,749
Freshmen enrolled full time1,467656811
Freshmen enrolled part time312

1,372 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

280 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5997 (70%)
Black or African American1232 (14%)
Hispanic376 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown309 (4%)
Asian304 (4%)
Two or more races224 (3%)
Nonresident Alien106 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native24 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander10 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,710
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,264$8,769
Tuition in-state$7,264$8,769
Tuition out-of-state$17,330$13,599
Fee in-district$2,780$1,944
Fee in-state$2,780$1,944
Fee out-of-state$2,780$1,944

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,248
Combined charge for room and board$12,360
Room charge$7,160
Meal charge$5,200

Salisbury University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Social Work130169
Business Administration and Management, General10138
Speech Communication and Rhetoric138
Psychology, General138
Kinesiology and Exercise Science126
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1042
Elementary Education and Teaching90
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse89
Marketing & Marketing Management, General79
Information Science & Studies68
Finance, General66
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies55
English Language and Literature, General3714
Environmental Science47
Fine & Studio Arts, General43
Geography3012
History, General375
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2319
Accounting40
Early Childhood Education and Teaching39
Computer and Information Sciences, General36
Political Science and Government, General34
Mathematics, General27
Education, General27
Health Teacher Education23
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist20
Chemistry, General20
International & Global Studies19
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching18
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other16
Sociology14
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General14
Music, General13
Business & Managerial Economics13
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist13
Physics, General12
Economics, General10
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Philosophy7
Nursing Practice7
Spanish Language and Literature6
French Language and Literature5
Secondary Education and Teaching5
Reading Teacher Education4
Athletic Training & Trainer3
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Grand Total1,8053237
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%64%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,653
Citations
298,313

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
3,252 / 159,643
Medicine
3,121 / 104,757
Chemistry
1,477 / 57,682
Engineering
1,300 / 30,924
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,131 / 20,706
Environmental Science
1,006 / 38,219
Physics
740 / 17,842
Microbiology
700 / 43,298
Computer Science
629 / 17,163
Psychology
613 / 15,438
Virology
596 / 31,135
Biochemistry
528 / 23,581
Business
502 / 15,088
Materials Science
422 / 10,726
Immunology
405 / 21,862
Surgery
356 / 8,483
Molecular Biology
326 / 14,329
Mathematics
272 / 6,532
Ecology
264 / 12,407
Demography
250 / 12,417
Pharmacology
239 / 10,129
Genetics
235 / 19,709
Economics
224 / 3,627
Health Science
222 / 5,672
Art & Design
217 / 1,028
Geography and Cartography
191 / 4,778
Anesthesiology
187 / 6,267
Pathology
186 / 5,358
Sociology
184 / 1,813
Optical Engineering
176 / 3,241
Social Psychology
175 / 5,096
Anatomy and Physiology
161 / 4,588
Geology
148 / 6,092
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
145 / 3,368
Agricultural Science
135 / 4,366
Organic Chemistry
128 / 2,838
Zoology
126 / 2,793
Political Science
125 / 779
Botany
119 / 3,408
Oncology and Cancer research
111 / 7,196

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901772559
19912082779
19922323318
19931663038
19941853220
19951743608
19961773748
19971763855
19981894148
19992314718
20002044910
20012145500
20022016161
20031647012
20041707443
20052108479
20061929100
20072219248
20082419974
200920211190
201017411899
201123112563
201220213269
201321814053
201421414167
201522214322
201621112980
201721412342
201821610747
201925412315
202024715444

Notable alumni

  1. Enzo Amore

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    Enzo Amore
    Born in
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    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Salisbury University
    Studied journalism
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Eric Arndt is an American professional wrestler who performs on the independent circuit under the ring name nZo. He is best known for his tenure with WWE, where he performed under the ring name Enzo Amore.

  2. Dan Quinn

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    Dan Quinn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    head coachcoachathletics competitor
    Biography

    Daniel Patrick Quinn is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He came to prominence as the defensive coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks from 2013 to 2014 where he was the playcaller for the team's Legion of Boom secondary. Under Quinn, Seattle led the league in defense and made two Super Bowl appearances for consecutive seasons, winning the franchise's first in Super Bowl XLVIII. This success led to Quinn being named head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, where he served for six seasons.

  3. Steve Bisciotti

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    Steve Bisciotti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Stephen J. Bisciotti is an American business executive and the current majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. He founded Aerotek, the largest privately owned staffing and recruiting company in the U.S. based in Hanover, Maryland, and cofounded Allegis Group, an international talent management firm headquartered in Hanover, Maryland that owns Aerotek; TEKsystems; MarketSource; Major, Lindsey & Africa; Aston Carter; and Allegis Global Solutions.

  4. Scott Krinsky

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    Scott Krinsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Scott Krinsky is a Los Angeles-based actor and comic best known for his role as Jeffrey "Jeff" Barnes on the hit TV series Chuck and his role as Darryl on The O.C.

  5. Jeannie Haddaway

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    Jeannie Haddaway
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio is Maryland's Secretary of Natural Resources. She previously served as the deputy chief of staff to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (2016–2019); as director of intergovernmental affairs for Hogan (2015–2016); and as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, from District 37B (2003–2015).

  6. Justin Ready

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    Justin Ready
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Justin D. Ready is member of the Maryland State Senate and a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates.

  7. E. J. Pipkin

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    E. J. Pipkin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Edward Joseph Pipkin, Jr. is a Republican former member of the Maryland State Senate, had represented Maryland's 36th Senate district, and was first elected in 2002 and served until 2013. Prior to his election to the state senate, he worked in the field of business finance, trading bonds in New York City. He also founded an environmental group known as "Citizens Against Bay Dumping," during which he was successful in lobbying for legislation that banned irresponsible disposal of dredge spoils in the Chesapeake Bay. Pipkin currently lives in Dallas. In 2004, he unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate against Barbara Mikulski. Then, in 2008, he unsuccessfully ran for Congress in Maryland's 1st congressional district, against incumbent Wayne Gilchrest and State Senator Andy Harris, losing the primary to Andy Harris. On August 5, 2013, Pipkin announced he would retire from the State Senate to attend graduate school.

  8. Amber Cowan

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    Amber Cowan
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    glass artist
    Biography

    Amber Cowan is an American artist and educator living and working in Philadelphia. Cowan creates fused and flameworked glass sculptures from cullet and recycled industrial glass.

  9. Dan Lader

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    Dan Lader
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dan Lader is an American soccer player.

General info

Alternative namesSalisbury
SU
Founded1925
MottoLive, Learn, Lead
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-January; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff1,357
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1101 Camden Ave
Salisbury, Maryland, 21801-6862
United States
City population30,000
Phone4105436000
Fax+1 (410) 546 6016

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