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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Princeton Review Again Names SU Among Nation's 'Best Colleges'

Holloway HallSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University “provides a diverse, inclusive and successful learning environment where faculty “love what they do and prepare students for the world” and “a main priority of campus life is to give back to the community.”

These are some of the student comments about Salisbury University in The Princeton Review’s new 2019 edition of The Best 384 Colleges. The University is among the nation’s top 15 percent of four-year colleges, according to the Review’s flagship guide.

“It is an honor to once again be included in The Princeton Review,” said Dr. Karen Olmstead, interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. “This prestigious listing is a tribute to the dedication of faculty and staff and to students who are enthusiastic and hard working in their pursuit of learning excellence. We are grateful that such efforts are being recognized.”

Spotlighted in the University’s two-page review were the academic experience, the diversity in the student body, their commitment to their fields of study, SU’s dedication to civic engagement, and the variety of student life activities available. Students applauded the campus as “a diverse and unique place where everyone around you is friendly and willing to help.”

SU provides a “small university feel with big university resources,” the guide added.

In addition, The Princeton Review again named SU one of its “Best Northeastern Colleges” and among the nation’s “Green Colleges.” The sustainable accolade is an honor SU has earned each year since The Princeton Review first offered it in 2010.

SU is one of three University System of Maryland campuses in the guidebook, with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; and the University of Maryland, College Park. Other area colleges include the University of Delaware and the U.S. Naval Academy.

SU also has been ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” and “America’s Best Value Colleges” by Forbes, “The Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money and the 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. For more than 20 consecutive years, SU has been one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North.

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

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