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Salem State University
  • 4 Year
  • SALEM, MA

Salem State University Admissions

Admissions Overview

Salem State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 86%. Students that get into Salem State have an average SAT score between 1010-1160 or an average ACT score of 19-23. 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.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
5,825
SAT Range
1010-1160
SAT Reading
510-590
SAT Math
500-570
Students Submitting SAT
54%
ACT Range
19-23
ACT English
No data available  
ACT Math
No data available  
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
2%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$50
Application Website
Accepts Common App
No data available  
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
    Considered but not required
  • 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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