Salisbury University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Salisbury, MD, Salisbury University is one of the best universities in the state of Maryland. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Salisbury University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Salisbury University.

1101 Camden Avenue Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: (410) 543-6161
Web site:

Rankings: Salisbury University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 38
Score: 48
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 23
Average freshman retention rate: 82.0%
6-year graduation rate: 69.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 112
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 28.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 16:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 22
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1040-1210
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 18%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 55%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 53.0%
Financial resources rank: 169
Alumni giving rank: 44
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 16.3%

Salisbury University History

Essential Facts: Salisbury University

  • College Factual ranked Salisbury as #383 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.
  • Salisbury University was awarded 68 badges in the 2021 rankings.
  • Salisbury University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,650, with a gender distribution of 44 percent male students and 56 percent female students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 37%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 5%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 5%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 60%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station