Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,455
Graduate Enrollment: 875
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 86.46%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 29.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2014 Median Admit SAT: 1,145


2014 Median Admit ACT: 24


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 70.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 49.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 37.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 27.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 70.7%
Black: 12.6%
Hispanic: 6.1%
Asian: 4.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.8%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 2.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,092
In-State tuition: $10,188
Out-of-State tuition: $20,458

Estimated books and supplies: $1,300 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,700 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,700 (2022)

Average Family Income: $93,717 (2017)
Median Family Income: $69,454 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 42.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $223 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,674
$30k-48k $13,881
$48k-75k $18,146
$75k-110k $22,078
$110k+ $23,337

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 50%
6-year graduation rate: 72%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,706 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,360 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 73.3% (2015)
@3 year 76.7% (2017)
@5 year 79.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 53.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 59.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,003 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,465 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 12 $23,750 $215 $49,155 ($4,096) $73,937 ($6,161)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 41 $24,240 $236 $42,480 ($3,540) $48,820 ($4,068)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 5
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 10
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 16
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 38 $21,875 $228 $36,845 ($3,070) $38,086 ($3,174)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 14 $51,903 ($4,325)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 58 $25,000 $217 $32,693 ($2,724) $49,700 ($4,142)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 104 $23,250 $227 $34,237 ($2,853) $44,922 ($3,744)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 27 $23,250 $246 $51,531 ($4,294) $61,089 ($5,091)
Bachelor's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 23 $22,750 $212 $33,381 ($2,782) $49,501 ($4,125)
Master's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 19 $41,471 ($3,456) $47,194 ($3,933)
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 19
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 126 $25,000 $228 $28,057 ($2,338) $52,136 ($4,345)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 9
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 47 $20,606 $207 $25,115 ($2,093) $39,366 ($3,281)
Bachelor's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 138 $22,250 $225 $33,904 ($2,825) $49,368 ($4,114)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36 $24,656 $258 $62,012 ($5,168) $98,491 ($8,208)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 72 $23,250 $244 $54,315 ($4,526) $75,999 ($6,333)
Master's Degree Education, General. 27 $45,889 ($3,824) $54,267 ($4,522)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 134 $22,804 $217 $47,891 ($3,991) $49,313 ($4,109)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 20 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 9
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Master's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 16 $40,818 ($3,402) $49,105 ($4,092)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 107 $23,450 $212 $46,105 ($3,842) $64,913 ($5,409)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 38 $230 $62,663 ($5,222) $73,422 ($6,119)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 40 $23,036 $244 $57,327 ($4,777) $77,022 ($6,419)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 13 $54,380 ($4,532)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 67 $22,125 $233 $53,121 ($4,427) $78,627 ($6,552)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 92 $21,842 $216 $48,901 ($4,075) $53,342 ($4,445)
Bachelor's Degree History. 38 $24,125 $217 $42,141 ($3,512) $42,657 ($3,555)
Master's Degree History. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 147 $22,625 $217 $26,637 ($2,220) $47,111 ($3,926)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 9
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 131 $23,552 $236 $33,231 ($2,769) $51,043 ($4,254)
Master's Degree Social Work. 169 $338 $48,999 ($4,083) $55,669 ($4,639)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 10 $52,092 ($4,341) $68,943 ($5,745)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 33 $25,000 $265 $33,692 ($2,808) $50,200 ($4,183)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 12
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 38 $23,160 $228 $31,772 ($2,648) $48,497 ($4,041)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 17 $23,625 $212 $30,578 ($2,548) $48,947 ($4,079)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 14
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 50 $24,239 $228 $21,386 ($1,782) $39,161 ($3,263)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 13
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 20 $31,000 $320 $60,405 ($5,034) $64,272 ($5,356)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 3
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 13 $63,208 ($5,267)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 89 $24,297 $228 $68,314 ($5,693) $68,904 ($5,742)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $77,877
Full time faculty: 71%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $72,171,385 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $100,837,695 (2022)