Kent State University at Salem
Salem, OH 44460

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,675
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Kent State University at Salem has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students

Tuition & Fees

Kent State University at Salem charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,028 and in-state students paid $5,664.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,599
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$5,664
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$14,028
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Kent State University at Salem's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 60% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,949 (which is 10.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kent State University at Salem in 2016-2017, was 79, which is 46% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,269 (which is 19.5% below the national average.)

$3,949
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,269
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
91%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Kent State University at Salem has enrolled a total of 1,675 students (549 students full-time and 1,126 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,675 students, 83 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and 1,673 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 572 students for distance studies.

1,675
Total Enrollment
83
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 89%

Black/African American: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Kent State University at Salem.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 48% 288 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 47
Education 7% 42
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 4% 24
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 10
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 0 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 0% 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

23%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kent State University at Salem full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
60%
Dropout rate
14%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$29,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Kent State University at Salem graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 9,278 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 8,443 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 10,914 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 9,713 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,400 $36,300
Employment Rate 91% 89%
Total Graduates 9,278 10,914

Campus Location

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