83%

Second-year retention rate
(Indicator Number: 3)

Category: Student: Access, Affordability, and Attainment

What It Measures: Relative quality of new freshmen & their success in their freshman year

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

IMPROVEMENT

83%
is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years (82.33%)


ADEQUACY

83%
is currently at or above the benchmark set by Peers (77%)



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
Second-year retention rate
(Indicator Number: 3)

Bowie State University 71%
Coppin State University 63%
Frostburg State University 76%
Salisbury University 83%
Towson University 85%
University of Baltimore 72%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 87%
University of Maryland, College Park 95%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 61%