50%

Expenditures for instruction as percent of total operating expenditures
(Indicator Number: 41)

Category: Stewardship

What It Measures: Relative amount spent on instruction, which is the university's primary mission

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

50%
is currently below the average of the 3 previous years (52%)


ADEQUACY

50%
is currently at or above the benchmark set by Peers (47%)



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
Expenditures for instruction as percent of total operating expenditures
(Indicator Number: 41)

Bowie State University 51%
Coppin State University 32%
Frostburg State University 46%
Salisbury University 50%
Towson University 44%
University of Baltimore 40%
University of Maryland, Baltimore 25%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 38%
University of Maryland, College Park 32%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 50%
University of Maryland Global Campus 26%