Salem College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Salem College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,165 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1772 and is one of the 10 schools and colleges located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Salem College is affiliated with Moravian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
At Salem College you can obtain your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Salem College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, English and Literature, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
The rate of student retention at Salem College is relatively low at 69% (close to North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Salem College is pretty good, 12:1. Read more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,900
Average tuition cost is high - about $23,500 a year. The additional fees at Salem College not covered by tuition are around $400, which totals $23,900 a year.

Read the details about Salem College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to recent data, 833 applications were submitted and 506 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Salem College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Salem College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Salem College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Salem College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: about $5,800 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Salem College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Salem College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Salem College Location and Maps



Post Address: Salem College, 601 S Church St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101, USA
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