Salem College

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Salem College Overview

Student population

Address601 S Church St
Winston-Salem, NC
School Websitewww.salem.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Salem College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 755 students applied to Salem College. Of those students, 298 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Salem College was $28,700, in addition to fees of $466. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Salem College.

Salem College has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Salem College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Salem College acceptance rate is 39%. To put this into perspective, 298 of the 755 students who applied to Salem College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Salem College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Salem College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,260. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Salem College was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Salem College as part of their application.

Salem College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Salem College, the tuition for in-state residents is $28,700. Combined with fees of $466, room and board costs of $11,850, other expenses of $4,650 and the $1,260 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $29,166 in tuition.

Students at Salem College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Salem College was $5,015 last year, with 55% of students being awarded federal aid.

Salem College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Salem College.

Salem College has a good gender split, with 97% of undergraduates being female and 3% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are North Carolina residents; in fact, 73% of all students reside in North Carolina. However, 24% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Salem College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Salem College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY

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