352 Lafayette Street Salem, MA 01970 978-542-6210
About Salem State College
  • Year of Foundation 1854
  • Size of Campus 108 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,296
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 3%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 7,085
Salem State University is a four-year public University located in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem State University, established in 1854 as Salem Normal School, is located approximately fifteen miles north of Boston, Massachusetts. Salem State enrolls over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 27 states and 57 foreign countries. From 1968 to 2010 the institution was named Salem State College. As of 2010, Salem State enrolled 5,894 undergraduate and 343 graduate, full-time students. The university offers Bachelor and Masters Degrees in the Arts and Sciences, Masters of Business Administration, and Post Masters Certificates in more than 40 academic disciplines. In addition, the university also offers Continuing Education courses for credit amd non-credit.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society; Alpha Delta Mu, The National Social Work Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Delta, The International Sociology Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta, The National Society which honors high scholastic achievement during the fi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Association provides Salem State College Students with an avenue whereby they can get together as a group to explore their heritage and is made up of three organizations African American Affairs, west
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Salem State College Series is nationally known as a premier college lecture program. Three speakers are featured each year, allowing more than 7, 500 members of the community the opportunity to interact with notable national and international political fig
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Salem (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Salem (1)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 53%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 3%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 28%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 26,396
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 586,235
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number of e-books 6,700
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 311,953
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,072
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (U-Mass Lowell)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village