Salisbury University Graduate School

Salisbury University (referred to as SU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Salisbury, MD.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SU is $9,840 for Maryland residents and $14,688 for out-of-state students. The school has 745 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,123 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Salisbury University (referred to as SU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Salisbury, MD.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1956 - Current[Estimated Date]).
SU Directory Information
School NameSalisbury University (SU)
Address1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD 21801-6862
Phone410-543-6000
Webhttps://www.salisbury.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.salisbury.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.salisbury.edu/admissions/finaid/welcome.html
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SU is $9,840 for Maryland residents and $14,688 for out-of-state students. The school has 745 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,123 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 72 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,688
$9,840 for Maryland Residents
Student Population745
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs72 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at SU is $9,840 for Maryland residents and $14,688 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $436 for Maryland residents and $705 for out-of-state students.
SU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Maryland Residents$9,840
Out-of-State$14,688
Tuition per Credit Hour
Maryland Residents$436
Out-of-State$705
SU offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Salisbury University is $9,840 for Maryland residents and $14,688 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -6.83% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,658$1,800$13,311$1,800
2019-2020$8,769$1,944$13,599$1,944
2020-2021$8,769$1,944$13,599$1,944
2021-2022$8,585$1,944$13,821$1,944
2022-2023$7,842$1,998$12,690$1,998
The graduate school tuition & fees of SU is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Maryland. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Maryland graduate tuition is $19,924 (public) / $18,096 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Salisbury University$9,840$14,688
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Maryland Graduate Schools$14,825$18,640
Public$12,811$19,924
Private$18,096
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,690 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at SU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.22% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,690. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.22% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,950$2,700$11,950$2,700
2019-2020$12,360$2,700$12,360$2,700
2020-2021$12,260$2,700$12,260$2,700
2021-2022$12,500$2,700$12,500$2,700
2022-2023$12,990$2,700$12,990$2,700
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $436 for Maryland residents and $705 for other students at Salisbury University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -8.20% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$563$821
2019-2020$576$844
2020-2021$576$844
2021-2022$477$768
2022-2023$436$705

Graduate Programs at SU

Salisbury University offers 23 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 366 students have completed their study at Salisbury University.
Offered Degrees at Salisbury University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree152331
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship104
Doctor's degree - other1114
Post Bachelor's Degree3112
Post Master's Degree315
Total235366
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Salisbury University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 196 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 14 completers.
Salisbury University offers 23 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 366 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 331 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 34 completers$44,400
Education20$44,400
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Reading Teacher Education5-
English Language and Literature [+] 25 completers-
English Language and Literature25-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution10-
Human Services [+] 196 completers-
Social Work196$42,900
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Geography9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Athletic Training/Trainer6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)13$42,500
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business Administration and Management32$52,700
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total331
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Total4
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Nursing Practice14-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)--
Total12
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 5 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences --
Total5

Graduate Student Population at SU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 745 students enrolled into Salisbury University graduate schools where it has total 7,123 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 433 full-time and 312 part-time graduate students. By gender, 176 male and 569 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total745176569
Full-time43399334
Part-tme31277235
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 547 White (73.42%), 93 Black/African American (12.48%), 40 Hispanic (5.37%), 15 Asian (2.01%), and 50 students with other races. 9 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total745176569
American Indian/Native American202
Asian15510
Black/African American931479
Hispanic401129
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White547134413
Two More24519
Un-Known14410
Non-resident Alien936
Salisbury University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 357 graduate students (47.92% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 108 graduate students (14.50% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total745
Enrolled Online Exclusively357
Enrolled Some Online Courses108
Not in Online Courses280
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Salisbury University. 221 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.66% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.13%), 56 students are aged above 50 (7.52%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Salisbury University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total745176569
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21431132
Age 22-2417850128
Age 25-2920655151
Age 30-341092287
Age 35-3962755
Age 40-49902070
Age 50-6451843
Over 64532

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