Salisbury University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Salisbury, MD
Full-Time Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Room & Board
Acceptance Rate
53 %
Admission Difficulty
Average SAT Scores
Average ACT Scores

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Small class sizes
  • Affordable tuition
  • Great education program
  • Great professors

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Hard to get parking
  • Not a well-stocked library
  • Lots of rain
  • Not much to do around town

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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Salisbury University's homepage proclaims the school as "A Maryland University of National Distinction," and rightly so. For the past dozen years, SU has been ranked as one of the top universities not only in the state of Maryland, but also in the country. Students at Salisbury are attracted to the relatively small class sizes that afford them personal attention from professors, as well as the availability of other academic resources, such as computers. In addition, SU has a great financial aid and scholarship program, which, coupled with the modest fees, makes college more affordable to a larger number of students. Together, the available academic resources and financial aid options make Salisbury a very attractive institution, especially for those planning on careers in education or business, two of SU's strongest programs.

In addition to the academic advantages, the biggest draw of Salisbury is the social atmosphere. Every day is a chance to meet someone new. It is not uncommon for students to simply sit down at an occupied table in the Commons and introduce themselves. Furthermore, the many parties that take place on the weekends also give students the chance to meet a large number of fellow students. Also, SU holds a large number of social events throughout the year (like comedians, movies, dances, and speeches) that brings the campus community together. Finally, the large number of clubs and organizations allows students to get involved in the local community and enjoy experiences with others who share their passions. All in all, Salisbury University is an institution that pushes students to do their best in the classroom, but with a relaxed atmosphere that makes the college experience wholly enjoyable.

Salisbury Student Reviews

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are many fast food chains around the campus, and not enough healthier options.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The students at Salisbury are decent. I have yet to have a problem with a person on campus. People are pretty accepting of everyone.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: The greek life definitely brings students together and shows how big of a bond it can create.

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3 College Junior

Diversity: I would say that Salisbury is an average mix of different people.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Majors: I met with an advisor before picking out classes and he was knowledgeable in my major and could answer any questions I had.

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