Salem College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

601 South Church Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27108

(336) 721-2621

(800) 327-2536

Fax: (336) 917-5572



Contact: Katherine Watts

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

601 South Church Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 721-2600

www.salem.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 730

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 125

Degree-seeking undergrads: 699

Graduate enrollment: 205

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts Management B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Salem College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (336) 721-2600
Website: www.salem.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www1.cfnc.org/applications/nc_independents_common_app/apply.html?application_id=1584
Address: 601 S Church St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 709
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 573 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $30,016
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,016
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $27,132

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Salem College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Salem College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 110
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 191
Grand total 53611

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Salem College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $30,016
Out-of-state $30,016
Books and supplies $1,280

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,220
Out-of-state $8,220

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 99 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 99 98% $27,132
Student loan aid 69 68% $6,474

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 650 92% $21,525
Federal student loans 500 71% $7,317

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Salem College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Salem College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 833 0 833
Percent admitted 100% 0% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 0% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Salem College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 709
Undergraduate enrollment 590
Graduate enrollment 119

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Salem College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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