PO Box 10548 Winston-Salem, NC 27108 336-721-2621
http://www.salem.edu admissions@salem.edu
About Salem College
  • Year of Foundation 1772
  • Size of Campus 57 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Moravian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 868
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 98%, 2%, 23%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $18,850
  • Room and Board $10,050
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 741
Salem College can trace its roots as far back as 1766 when the Moravians, an early Protestant denomination from central Europe, established the village of Salem. Believing that women deserved an education comparable to that given men-an exceptional view in the 18th Century-the Moravians began a school for girls in 1772. Today, Salem is an intimate learning community of 1,100 women from all over the world and is one of our nation's most distinguished private liberal arts colleges. As the oldest educational institution for women in the United States, Salem boasts a proud history of fostering independence in women. Our students have the freedom to explore who they are and who they want to be. They enjoy state-of-the-art facilities for the sciences, athletics and the performing arts; manage their campus through a dynamic Student Government Association; and participate in over 50 clubs and activities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Fall Fest, Christmas Candlelight Program, Sophomore-Senior Banquet, Leadership Banquet, dance weekends
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta (nat'l--freshmen), Mortar Board (nat'l--seniors), Omicron Delta Kappa (nat'l--juniors & seniors), Salem Honor Society (juniors & seniors); plus national societies in areas of English, biology, communication, history, foreign languages, s
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union (BSU), Catholic Student Association (CSA), Episcopal Student Fellowship (ESF), InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IV), and the Wesley Foundation (United Methodist). Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, B
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) organizations for international students, hispanic-American students, afro-American students, asian-American students, minority students in general
  • Distance to nearest airport Greensboro, NC (10), Charlotte, NC (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Greensboro, NC (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 86%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (94%), apartment for single students (6%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 84%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 12,956
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 56
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums Videoconferencing Center; Old Salem living historical museum/site adjacent to the college
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 694
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Fine Arts Center Library, Rare Books Room, Teaching Resources Center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 319,030
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 41,641
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 6
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 135,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Student Employment
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 77%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
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