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Salem State University

Salem, MA

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Overview

Salem State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Salem, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA  01970
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Dunn
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@salemstate.edu
Phone: 978-542-6202
Fax: 978-542-6893

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
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Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,825
Applied
4,985
Accepted
6,273
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

4,032
Females Applied
3,530
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,793
Males Applied
1,455
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.17
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 535 490 580
SAT Math 525 480 570

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,675
In-state
18,480
Out-of-state
11,675
In-district
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Fees

13,811
Room & board

Financial Aid

10,189
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,032
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,091
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,323
Avg. Loan Aid
1,771
Avg. Grant Aid
6,297
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,273
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.13%
Black or African American 8.88%
White or Caucasian 60.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.2%
Other 2.31%

Gender

Male (37.53%)
Female (62.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Student Involvement and Activities Block Party, Multicultural Student Association Back to School Party and SSUphoria Electronic Dance Music Concert

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Program Council, Residence Hall Association, Multicultural Student Association and International Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

757
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 318
Part-time - 439
Male - 282
Female - 475
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