Salem College: Review & Facts

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Salem College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,090 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1772 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Salem College is affiliated with Moravian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
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 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, Biology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Salem College is high at 83% (well above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Salem College is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Salem College is good, 11:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,300
High
Average tuition cost is very high, $25,900 per year. The additional fees at Salem College beyond tuition are around $400; which comes to $26,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 903 applications were submitted and 562 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Salem College provides 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
D
Unsafe
Salem College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,800 annually.

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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Salem College appears to be a relatively dangerous 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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