Salem State University

Salem, Massachusetts


Student Population
Salem State University overview
Location Salem, Massachusetts
Online salemstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Salem State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,562 prospective students applied, and 5,558 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,111 enrolled in the school.  5,982 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,356 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $910 plus fees of $9,732. Salem State University is ranked 971 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Salem State University overview
SAT 980/1140
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.09
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Salem State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$9,732
Room and Board $13,778
Budget for Other Expenses$1,764
Total One Year Cost$27,384
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Salem State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$9,732
Room and Board $13,778
Budget for Other Expenses$1,764
Total One Year Cost$33,524

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
42% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Salem State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Health Professions 17%
Education 9%
Psychology 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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