Salisbury University

country rank  591
world rank  1828

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University Overview

Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Salisbury (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Salisbury University (SU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Salisbury University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SU
Founded 1925
Motto Live, Learn, Lead
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury (population range: 10,000-49,999)
21801-6862 Maryland
United States
T +1 (410) 543 6000
F +1 (410) 546 6016

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1200 Camden Avenue
Salisbury 21801-6862
+1 (410) 543 6161
888 543 0148

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Salisbury University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB)
  • North Eastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS)
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019