|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Moravian Church|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||609 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Salem College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,045 applications and 594 students were granted admission. Salem College is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 43% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||950 to 1200|
|ACT||22 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Salem College's tuition was $27,040 for all students regardless of residency (0.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Salem College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,735 (which is 7.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Salem College in 2016-2017, was 141, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,619 (which is 4.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Salem College has enrolled a total of 1,087 students (722 students full-time and 365 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,087 students, 69 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 4% men and 96% women and 931 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 156 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 62 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 22%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Salem College.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|
|Visual And Performing Arts||10%||12|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||5%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||5%||6|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||4|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||4|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||4|
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 Salem College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Salem College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,100. Last year, out of the total 305 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 268 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 369 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 314 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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