6-year graduation rate
(Indicator Number: 2)

Category: Student: Access, Affordability, and Attainment

What It Measures: Relative quality of new 1st-time full-time freshmen & their success in college

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 2 year difference. The latest data available is from 2018 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: IPEDS

Data Source For Peer Value: IPEDS

Benchmark Set By: Peers


is currently below the average of the 3 previous years (69%)


is currently at or above the benchmark set by Peers (62%)

Salisbury University's peers as of 2015

Framingham State University
Rowan University
William Paterson University of New Jersey
SUNY College at Brockport
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Oswego
Western Carolina University
University of North Carolina at Wilmington (The)
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Radford University

USM Institutions
6-year graduation rate
(Indicator Number: 2)

Bowie State University 42%
Coppin State University 24%
Frostburg State University 52%
Salisbury University 68%
Towson University 73%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 68%
University of Maryland, College Park 86%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 39%