Salem College

Winston-Salem, NC

Salem College

Winston-Salem, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$31,016

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

4%

male

96%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 738
Declined 134
Total Received 872
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Private

650

undergraduate students

151

graduate students

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School Facts

Salem College, founded in 1772, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 67-acre campus, situated in the historic 18th-century village of Old Salem, is located in Winston-Salem, in central North Carolina.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 801
Established in 1772
Coeducational Women Only
Religious affiliation Moravian

Social Networks

70-acre, urban campus in Winston-Salem (population: 244,605). Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Greensboro (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Salem College
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC
27101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
625
25th
495
75th
563
25th
470
75th
24
25th
15
75th
23
25th
15
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) rolling
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 738
Declined 134
Total Received 872

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,320

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,500
Room $6,000
Board $6,000
Additional fees $516
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $44,516
Average Financial Aid - $21,320
Total with Avg. Aid $23,196

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 336 721-2808
F: 336 917-5584
financialaid@salem.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great South Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Dance, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Fine and Studio Arts Management. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Design
  3. Biochemistry

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

801

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

650
students

Female
96%
626

Male
4%
24

19%

151
students

Female
91%
137

Male
9%
14

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

475
students

Female
99%
472

Male
1%
3

27%

175
students

Female
88%
154

Male
12%
21

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

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