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Salisbury University is a public institution located in Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$29,916 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
86% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Salisbury University?


Contact details for Salisbury are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD 21801-6862
Phone: 410-543-6000

How Do I Get Into Salisbury?

You can apply to Salisbury online at:

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?

86% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
Salisbury has the high acceptance rate of 86%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Can I Afford Salisbury University?

$29,916 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Salisbury is $29,916. 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 47% of students took out student loans averaging $7,600 a year. That adds up to $30,400 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Salisbury is 1.4%. 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

6,106 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,695 undergraduate students at Salisbury, with 6,106 being full-time and 589 being part-time.


There are also 875 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,106 full-time undergraduates at Salisbury, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 237
Black or African American 769
Hispanic or Latino 373
White 4,327
International Students 61
Other Races/Ethnicities 339

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

495 Took All Classes Online
3,188 Took At Least One Class Online
194.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 3,188 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.


This school is the 5th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Salisbury

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Salisbury University was 194.3%. This is the #141 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%.


*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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