Salem State University

Salem, MA

Salem State University

Salem, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,675

$17,815

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,688
Declined 869
Total Received 6,557
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Public

7,512

undergraduate students

1,831

graduate students

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School Facts

Salem State University, founded in 1854, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 62-acre campus is located in Salem, 15 miles north of Boston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,343
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational

62-acre, suburban campus in Salem (population: 43,415), 15 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Boston. School operates transportation to downtown Salem. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA
01970

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not 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.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,688
Declined 869
Total Received 6,557

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

73%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,505

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $910
Room & board $14,590
Additional fees $10,765
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,465
Average Financial Aid - $6,505
Total with Avg. Aid $20,960
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Financial Aid Office


P: 978 542-8000
F: 978 542-8520
finaid@salemstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

running, ultimate Frisbee, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, running, spirit team, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, scuba diving, soccer, softball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Little East Conference, Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference, ECAC Hockey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
Acting.
Advertising.
American History (United States).
American Government and Politics (United States).
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Aquaculture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dance, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Drawing.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Biology.
European History.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
History, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Science.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Painting.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Public/Applied History.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Tourism and Travel Services Management.
Writing, General.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

9,343

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

7,512
students

Female
62%
4,692

Male
38%
2,820

20%

1,831
students

Female
79%
1,441

Male
21%
390

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

4,947
students

Female
63%
3,086

Male
37%
1,861

35%

2,565
students

Female
63%
1,606

Male
37%
959

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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