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Salem University
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  • 4 Year
  • SALEM, WV

Report Card

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

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Salem is a for-profit university located in Salem, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 698 undergraduate students. The Salem acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Nursing. Graduating 31% of students, Salem alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,100.

About

223 W MAIN ST
SALEM, WV 26426
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern College Athletic Conference

Salem University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$18,343 / 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
$6,047 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 19 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 18 responses
83%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 18 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
15
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    49%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    51%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
698 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
84
Undergrads Over 25
47%
Pell Grant
100%
Varsity Athletes
40%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
40%
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Flexible
    21%
  • Disfuctional
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    7%
  • Flexible, Friendly, Willing to help
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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