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 nine thousand students are enrolled at SU.

SU has an acceptance rate of around 74 percent with 24 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Salisbury University (SU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Salisbury University was reported as 73.5% in Fall 2020 with over 8,420 college 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Salisbury University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 65.9%
  • 2017-2018: 65.0%
  • 2018-2019: 62.2%
  • 2019-2020: 73.5%
  • Projected SU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 62.9%

How Does Salisbury University (SU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Salisbury University is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Maryland Eastern Shore64.7%
St Mary's College of Maryland84.3%
Wesley College61.8%
Delaware State University52.8%
United States Naval Academy8.3%

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 2020)

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