Salisbury University (SU)

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Salisbury University can be found in Salisbury, MD, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About eight thousand students are enrolled at SU.

Many of the students admitted to this school had an SAT score within the range of 1610 - 1840, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 22 - 26. We were able to estimate the Salisbury University (SU) average GPA (3.35 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. SU has an acceptance rate of around 55 percent with 25 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Salisbury University (SU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Salisbury University was reported as 54.9% in Fall 2013 with over 8,910 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SU SAT Scores: 1610 - 1840
  • SU ACT Scores: 22 - 26
  • SU Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Salisbury University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of SU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Salisbury University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 53.5%
  • 2010-2011: 53.4%
  • 2011-2012: 52.8%
  • 2012-2013: 52.7%
  • 2013-2014: 54.9%
  • Projected SU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 53.7%

How Does Salisbury University (SU) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Salisbury University is one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Maryland Eastern Shore55.0%
St Mary's College of Maryland72.0%
Wesley College62.5%
Delaware State University41.7%
United States Naval Academy7.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Salisbury University (SU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 610
Math540 - 620
Writing530 - 610
Total Score1610 - 1840
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math21 - 26
Composite Score22 - 26
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