Salem International University: Review & Facts

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Salem International University is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 685 students enrolled. This college was established in 1888 and is the only college located in Salem, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings

At Salem International University you can earn your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

SIU implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.

Student Retention
It is important 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Salem International University is very low at 39% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
The graduation rate at Salem International University is very low - 11%. About 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Salem International University is reasonable -- 23:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, about $17,700 a year. The additional fees at Salem International University not covered by tuition are about $2,000; this totals $19,700 per year.

Read the details about Salem International University 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

Dual Credits
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Salem International University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Salem International University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 326-1109 or check Salem International University Website.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Salem International University provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Salem International University, 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.

Salem International University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $2,600 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Salem International University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Salem International University Location and Maps

Post Address: Salem International University, 223 W Main St, Salem, West Virginia 26426, USA
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