What are the requirements for admission? All applicants must provide official transcripts reflecting an undergraduate degree. Additional requirements such as minimum G.P.A., testing requirements, prerequisites, letters of recommendation and writing samples are determined by each program.
How do I apply to graduate school? You can apply now using our online application. You will need to set up a CollegeNet account to access the online application. Once your application is complete, it will be sent to the program for review.
Do I have to take the GRE? Each program determines their testing requirements. Please visit their page or contact their office for additional questions regarding testing.
What is the Institution Code for the GRE? 5403
Do I need original transcripts? Yes. Salisbury University requires an official transcript for each institution of higher education attended.
Can I apply for an application fee waiver? Active Military and Veterans receive an automatic fee waiver. If you require a fee waiver due to financial hardship, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research at 410-677-0047. You may be required to provide proof of financial hardship.
How long does it take to get a master's degree? It varies by program, but students can typically complete a master's degree in about 2 years. Regardless of program, Salisbury University requires all program requirements to be completed within 7-years. If your coursework extends beyond 7-years, please consult with your Advisor or Program Director for options.
What is considered full-time graduate studies? Students must enroll in at least nine hours per semester to be full time. Graduate Assistants may enroll in six hours per semester to be considered full time.
Can I enroll in two degree programs at the same time? Yes, but you must maintain enrollment in both programs by enrolling in coursework each calendar year.
How do I register for courses? Students should register for courses through their GullNet account. If you have issues accessing your GullNet account, you should contact the IT HelpDesk at 410-677-5454.
Where do I find books? You have several options when it comes to acquiring necessary textbooks. You may purchase directly from the SU Bookstore or opt to rent your books from several online vendors. To help students find the best rate and options, Salisbury University has created a Textbook Comparison ordering site http://salisbury.verbacompare.com/.
I'm registered for an online course - where do I go? Online courses utilize MyClasses@SUCanvas: http://www.salisbury.edu/instructionaldesign/cms/. You can login using your GullNet user name and password. If you have issues accessing your GullNet account, you should contact the IT HelpDesk at 410-677-5454.
How do I apply for graduation? You may apply for graduation through your GullNet account (SU Custom>Self-Service>Degree Progress/Graduation>Apply for Graduation).
What is deadline for applying to graduate? * Fall/December Graduation: May 15th * Spring/May Graduation: November 15th
Can I participate in Commencement prior to completing my coursework? If you are completing final credits or coursework in summer or winter, you may request to participate in the preceding ceremony. You will need to request this by completing the form found at: https://webapps.salisbury.edu/registrar/forms/. Take special notice of deadlines. This is permission to participate ONLY. No diploma will be generated until all required coursework is completed.
Where is Salisbury University? Salisbury University is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Our campus is 30 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Where is the Office of Graduate Studies? The Office of Graduate Studies is located on the second floor of historic Holloway Hall, Rooms 262.
Are there any graduate student organizations? Yes, Salisbury University has a very active Graduate Student Council. For more information on meeting dates or how you can become involved, visit the GSC website or email GSC@gulls.salisbury.edu.
Is there a Graduate Lounge? Yes! The Graduate Commons is an exclusive lounge/study space for graduate students. It is located in the Academic Commons, Room 243. You must use your Gull Card to access the room.
Where do I go for help getting a job? We always recommend discussing potential jobs in your field with your advisor or program director. You should also take advantage of the opportunities provided by our Career Services office.