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Salisbury University (Salisbury, MD)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 56%
Applicants who took ACT: 17%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 3%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 36%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Math score 700+: 3%
SAT I Math score 600+: 37%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 4%
ACT score 24+: 52%
Students applied: 8,723
Students admitted: 4,771
Admission rate: 55%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 45%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 7,997
Full-time enrolled men: 3,121
Full-time enrolled women: 4,229
Part-time enrolled men: 314
Part-time enrolled women: 333
Freshmen retained: 82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,712
Fees (in state): $2,374
Tuition (out of state): $15,058
Fees (out of state): $2,374
Room and board: $11,010
Est. book expense: $1,300
Total cost (in state): $21,396
Total cost (out of state): $29,742
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,515
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,074
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$23,861
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,420
Average debt at graduation: $24,567

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 53%
Average need-based aid: $5,881
Average non-need-based aid: $2,322

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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