Salem College

Winston-Salem, NC

Salem College

Winston-Salem, NC

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Undergrad Health & Medicine

Tuition & Fees

$29,416

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

4%

male

96%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

938

undergraduate students

149

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 1,087
Established in 1772
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Moravian

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: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.8

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,651

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,950
Room & board $11,850
Additional fees $466
Total $41,266
Average Financial Aid - $5,651
Total with Avg. Aid $35,615

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,087

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

938
students

Female
96%
897

Male
4%
41

14%

149
students

Female
92%
137

Male
8%
12

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

768
students

Female
98%
748

Male
2%
20

19%

170
students

Female
88%
149

Male
12%
21

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

73

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Resume preparation

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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