Established in 1925, Salisbury University is a public liberal arts university located in Salisbury, Maryland. The university initially set out to be a teacher training school called Maryland Normal School, before its expansion and subsequent name change through the mid-1900s. The school offers bachelor’s master’s and doctoral degrees, with nursing, communication arts, elementary education, and exercise science being among the most popular majors. The campus is a treat for the eyes, with over 2000 species of plant life, and has an arboretum status. It is notable for its figurative sculptures by well-known sculptors. Student activities include intramurals, involvement in the various student publications and media stations, as well as simply hanging out at GullsNest, the campus café. SU makes it on to several ‘Best of’ lists by Forbes, US News and World Report, Kiplinger’s, and many more. Notable alumni include Scott Krinsky, Steve Bisciotti, and Byron Westbrook. The school’s proximity to the beach adds to its attraction.