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Thursday, December 1, 2016

SU's Online Social Work Program Ranked 13th in Nation

Social WorkSALISBURY,, a website ranking U.S. colleges and universities, recently named Salisbury University one of the nation’s best online social work degree providers for the 2016-17 academic year.

SU was 13th out of 43 colleges and universities ranked. Salisbury was the only Maryland campus on the list. Also included were Penn State University and several of its satellite campuses, as well as the universities of Alabama, Arizona and Utah.

Factors weighed in the ranking included undergraduate tuition and fees, breadth of online social work programs offered, student-to-faculty ratio, six-year graduate rate, availability of financial aid, and academic and career counseling services.

“Aspiring social work students have more options than ever when it comes to finding the right school,” said founder and CEO Dan Schuessler, adding that the colleges on the list “are offering students added flexibiity by taking their social work programs online and are the best in the nation when it comes to affordability, quality and overall student success.”

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SU’s Social Work Department offers an online M.S.W. program. In addition, it offers undergraduate and master’s social work degrees on campus, at several satellite locations throughout Maryland and, through a partnership with University of Maryland Univesrity College, at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany.

For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at

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