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Salem College
  • 4 Year
  • WINSTON-SALEM, NC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Salem is an above-average private, Moravian college located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the Greensboro Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 473 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Salem acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 59% of students, Salem alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,900.

About

601 S CHURCH ST
WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27101
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference

Salem College Rankings

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Salem Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1140
ACT Range
16-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,428 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,132 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
97%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
473 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
117
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Smart, determined, friendly, and energetic!
    45%
  • Salem Strong!
    23%
  • Leaders
    14%
  • Smart, determined, friendly and opinionated
    14%
  • Loud, Disgusting and some good people
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
77%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 30 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Sisterhood
    64%
  • Unaccepting
    16%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Evolving
    4%
  • Terrible
    4%
  • Tolerable
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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