Salem State University

country rank  563
world rank  1757

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University Overview

Established in 1854, Salem State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Salem (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Salem State University (SSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 165 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SSU
Founded 1854
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address 352 Lafayette Street
Salem (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01970 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (978) 542 6351
F +1 (978) 542 7104

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 352 Lafayette Street
Salem 01970-5353
+1 (978) 542 6200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Salem State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1953


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts System of Public Higher Education (MSPHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019