Salem University

Salem, WV

Salem University

Salem, WV

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

18

students

1

faculty

More Student Details

Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

631

undergraduate students

219

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Salem University, founded in 1888, is a private, for-profit multipurpose university. Its 300-acre campus is located in Salem, 120 miles south of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 850
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational

300-acre, rural campus in Salem (population: 1,492), 100 miles south of Pittsburgh and 12 miles west of Clarksburg. Major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airport and bus serve Clarksburg; train serves Charleston (124 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: North Central West Virginia Regional

Salem University
223 West Main Street
Salem, WV
26426

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Gamma Beta Phi

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball
Water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Education, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

850

total students

41%

in-state

59%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

631
students

Female
62%
391

Male
38%
240

26%

219
students

Female
49%
107

Male
51%
112

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

631
students

Female
62%
391

Male
38%
240

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 43%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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