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Salem College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

56.8%
Admission Difficulty for Salem College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Salem College? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 594 out of 1,045 applicants were admitted making Salem College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Only 0% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
44%
SAT Scores for Salem College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Salem College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1360
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Salem College?

Salem College typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Salem College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >100%
1230 to 1360 Avg + 100%-100%
1100 to 1230 Avg - 100%-100%
970 to 1100 Reach 100%-100%
Less than 970 Low <100%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
56%
ACT Scores for Salem College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Salem College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Salem College?

Admission data indicates that Salem College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Salem College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Salem College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >100%
26 to 29 Avg + 100%-100%
23 to 26 Avg - 100%-100%
20 to 23 Reach 100%-100%
Less than 20 Low <100%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Salem College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Salem College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,045 0 1,045
Accepted 0 0 594
Acceptance Rate 0% ? 57%
Enrolled 0 0 0
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) ? ? 0%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Salem College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Salem College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Salem College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199607 IPEDS survey data for Salem College.