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 Salisbury University

Salisbury University - Salisbury, MD

1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

General information:(410)543-6000
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Suburb: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:8,606(7,892 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:17 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $6,618 $6,908 $7,332 -6%
Out-of-state $15,114 $15,404 $15,678 -2%
Books and supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,070 $8,378 $8,858 -5%
Other $2,700 $2,710 $2,700 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,910 $9,162 $9,912 -8%
Other $2,700 $2,710 $2,700 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,700 $2,710 $2,700 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $18,688 $19,296 $20,190 -5%
Off Campus $18,528 $20,080 $21,244 -5%
Off Campus with Family $10,618 $10,918 $11,332 -9%
Out-of-state
On Campus $27,184 $27,792 $28,536 -4%
Off Campus $27,024 $28,576 $29,590 -3%
Off Campus with Family $19,114 $19,414 $19,678 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,260
In-state fees $2,072
Out-of-state tuition $13,606
Out-of-state fees $2,072
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,508
In-state fee $1,224
Out-of-state tuition $10,710
Out-of-state fees $1,224
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,092 87% --
Grant or scholarship aid 887 71% $3,700,422 $4,172
Federal grants 265 21% $1,363,456 $5,145
Pell grants 265 21% $1,087,186 $4,103
Other federal grants 257 21% $276,270 $1,075
State/local government grant or scholarships 311 25% $841,812 $2,707
Institutional grants or scholarships 698 56% $1,495,154 $2,142
Student loan aid 688 55% $4,092,895 $5,949
Federal student loans 678 54% $3,516,833 $5,187
Other student loans 53 4% $576,062 $10,869
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,693 61% $18,578,610 $3,959
Pell grants 1,730 22% $6,874,324 $3,974
Federal student loans 3,883 50% $24,344,604 $6,270

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $14,194 $14,184 $14,722
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,568 $7,299 $8,595
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,587 $10,910 $10,876
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,181 $13,819 $15,287
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,223 $16,320 $17,137
$110,001 and more $17,090 $17,094 $17,794

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 8,606
Undergraduate enrollment 7,892
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 941
Graduate enrollment 714
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$45

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$45

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,021 3,339 4,682
Percent admitted 53% 50% 54%
Percent admitted who enrolled 50% 15% 16%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 758 61%
ACT 185 15%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 530 600
SAT Math 540 620
SAT Writing 530 600
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 26
ACT Math 22 26
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 55 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
All Track Combined 8763
Baseball 36-
Basketball 1515
Field Hockey -25
Football 121-
Lacrosse 5029
Soccer 3028
Softball -20
Swimming 2121
Tennis 138
Volleyball -16

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1956 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1956 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1956 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1956 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1956 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

10/03/2003 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

10/03/2003 Accredited
Maryland Board of Nursing

Registered Nursing Programs

07/01/1977 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

06/01/2006 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

03/31/2000 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations103 9
Liquor law violations454321
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 809
Liquor law violations 383313
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 261
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 311
Aggravated assault 740
Burglary 24238
Motor vehicle theft 032
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 021
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 310
Burglary 7123
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate3.9%
Number in default53
Number in repayment1,356

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00209100

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Master's degree
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General109-0
Ecology2--
Category total111-0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting53--
Business Administration and Management, General6-37
Finance, General2--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General15--
Category total306-37
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric138--
Category total138--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General18--
Information Science/Studies3--
Category total56--
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching45--
Education, General-026
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--11
Elementary Education and Teaching8--
Health Teacher Education15--
Mathematics Teacher Education-03
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38--
Reading Teacher Education--7
Secondary Education and Teaching--12
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor08-
Category total206859
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General48-18
Category total48-18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature2--
Spanish Language and Literature1--
Category total9--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer9--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist10--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-022
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse84-14
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist36--
Category total139036
History Colleges
History, General3-0
Category total79-0
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies66--
Category total66--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General27--
Category total27--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
International/Global Studies2--
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution26-15
Category total51-15
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science1--
Category total19--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science90--
Category total90--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy5--
Category total17--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General7--
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other1--
Physics, General7--
Category total15--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General7--
Category total127--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Social Work74-54
Category total74-54
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General12--
Geography1-6
Political Science and Government, General3--
Sociology1--
Category total101-6
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General17--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2--
Fine/Studio Arts, General56--
Music, General7--
Category total90--
Grand total608225