Salisbury University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Salisbury University is 16:1, and the school has 33.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Salisbury University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; Psychology, General; and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 16%
Elementary Education and Teaching 11%
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 10%
Psychology, General 7%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs Biology/Environmental Marine Science
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 49%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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