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Salem State University Admissions

Salem State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 74%. Students that get into Salem State have an average SAT score between 890-1090 or an average ACT score of 19-25. The regular admissions application deadline for Salem State is rolling. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Salem State early action deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
6,139
SAT Range
890-1090
SAT Reading
440-550
SAT Math
450-540
Students Submitting SAT
77%
ACT Range
19-25
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
4%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$40
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
68%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.31 responses
Poll
81%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.31 responses
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