Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Salisbury are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Salisbury University students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 13%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 40% more female students than male students enrolled at Salisbury University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Salisbury has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Salisbury University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Salisbury University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,563
Women 5,004

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Salisbury serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 84 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Salisbury University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 84%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,177 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,567
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.2%
Part time Undergrads 6.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163851 IPEDS survey data for Salisbury University.