Salem University Rankings

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In the World#9033 of 14178
In North America#2047 of 2629
In the United States#1951 of 2528
In West Virginia#23 of 26
In Salem#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Avg. cost to attend
$12,628 /y
Aid receiving
70%
Undergraduates
773
Graduates
187
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
salemu.edu

Salem University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

367 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

593 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White346 (36%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown199 (21%)
Black or African American196 (20%)
Nonresident Alien141 (15%)
Hispanic54 (6%)
Two or more races10 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.3%)
Asian3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$12,628/year
Average aid awarded
$11,885
Students receiving aid
70%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,800
$30-48K$20,278
$48-75K$23,012
$75-110K$25,871
$110K+$26,325

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$16,500$15,600
Tuition in-state$16,500$15,600
Tuition out-of-state$16,500$15,600
Fee in-district$200$200
Fee in-state$200$200
Fee out-of-state$200$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity365
Combined charge for room and board$8,400
Room charge$2,880
Meal charge$5,520

Salem University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General797387
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies2624
Information Technology713
Computer and Information Sciences, General108
Educational Leadership and Administration, General18
Curriculum and Instruction14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General85
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse12
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels21
Grand Total144124119
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate22%15%26%
  • Full-time retention rate - 47%

Publications & Citations

Publications
16
Citations
1,017

Publication count by topic

Biology
7
Engineering
3
Economics
2
Business
1
Chemistry
1
Medicine
1
Psychology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics2738198
Engineering3694127
Chemistry3818546
Biology4985114
Medicine591714
Business59651

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200222
200336
2004218
2005224
2006042
2007057
2008049
2009067
2010076
2011156
2012183
2013191

General info

Alternative namesSIU
Founded1888
WikipediaSalem University
MottoDirigo
I lead
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarJune to June (June - September; September-December; January-March; April-June)
Total FTE staff132
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address223 W Main St
Salem, West Virginia, 26426
United States
City population2,000
Phone3043261109
Fax+1 (304) 782 5395

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