Salus University

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world rank  4064

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University Overview

Established in 1919, Salus University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Elkins Park (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Philadelphia, Jenkintown, Abington. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Salus University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Salus University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 101 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. Salus University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1919
Colours Red, orange and gray

University Location

Address 8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park
19027-6262 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (215) 780 1400
Fax +1 (215) 780 1325
Other locations Philadelphia, Jenkintown, Abington

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office 8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park 19027
(215) 780 1301

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Salus University's Library
Salus University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 5,310 physical volumes, 1,479 physical media, 126 digital/electronic medium and 36 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Optometric Association (AOA), Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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