Salem University: Ranking & Review

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Salem University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,126514612

1,126 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

563 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20. Application fee for graduates - $20.

Salem University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Salem University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,480 and other expenses per full academic year.

Salem University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 363 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$14,850$14,850
Fees for full-time undergraduates$200$200
Tuition for Full-time graduates$14,800$14,800
Fees for full-time graduates$400$400
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$617$617

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services447545164
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service222850
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services171532
Health Professions and Related Programs11819
Biological and Biomedical Sciences55
Grand Total10112777305

A total of 228 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Salem University.

At the master's level 77 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate22%24%20%
  • Full-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesSIU
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Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of the University is to prepare global citizens with broad knowledge, marketable professional skills, and the ability to make decisions with integrity and an international perspective.
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarOther academic year
Total FTE staff145
Instructional FTE45
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address223 W Main St
Salem, West Virginia, 26426
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Distant
City population2,000
Fax+1 (304) 782 5395

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