Established in 1854, Salem State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Salem (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Salem State University (SSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Salem State University (SSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Salem State University|
|Colours||Blue and orange|
|Address||352 Lafayette Street
|Tel||+1 (978) 542 6351|
|Fax||+1 (978) 542 7104|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||352 Lafayette Street
(978) 542 6200
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Special Focus: Two-Year Institution|
Salem State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 210,489 physical volumes, 28,657 physical media, 1,045,137 digital/electronic medium and 306 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Salem State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,282 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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