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About Salem State University

Salem State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Salem, Massachusetts.
It has a total enrollment of 8,338 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Salem State University is 86.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Salem State University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Address352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Salem State University is 86.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate86.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Salem State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $11,675 for Massachusetts residents and $18,480 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,857 for Massachusetts residents and $10,477 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,675$18,480
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,857$10,477

Student Population

At Salem State University, total 8,338 are attending classes. Among them, 305 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Salem State has 6,811 students and the graduate school has 1,527 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students8,338
Undergraduate Students6,811
Graduate Students1,527
Online Enrollment305

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs145 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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