Salem State University

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General Information

Admission Office
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970-5353
(978) 542-6200
Fax: (978) 542-6893

Contact: Nate Bryant
Assistant Dean of Student Development
Main Address
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970-5353
(978) 542-6000

Total undergrads: 7,677
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,151
Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,082
Graduate enrollment: 2,480

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:


Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Out-of-state application fee: $40

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Music – General B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Ecology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
Language Interpretation/Translation B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B


American History (U.S.) B
European History B
History – General B
Public History/Archives B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration B
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Cartography B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government 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.

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