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Salem State College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: Salem, Massachusetts
Phone Number: (978) 542-6000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $6,030 $6,210 $6,520 $6,850 5.1%
Out-of-state $12,170 $12,350 $12,660 $12,990 2.6%
Books and supplies $800 $900 $900 $900 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,960 $8,128 $9,716 $10,031 3.2%
Other $1,550 $1,550 $1,660 $1,662 0.1%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,020 $7,020 $9,720 $9,856 1.4%
Other $2,750 $2,750 $2,750 $2,862 4.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $4,010 $4,010 $4,396 $4,398 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $16,340 $16,788 $18,796 $19,443 3.4%
Off Campus $16,600 $16,880 $19,890 $20,468 2.9%
Off Campus with Family $10,840 $11,120 $11,816 $12,148 2.8%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $22,480 $22,928 $24,936 $25,583 2.6%
Off Campus $22,740 $23,020 $26,030 $26,608 2.2%
Off Campus with Family $16,980 $17,260 $17,956 $18,288 1.8%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,490 2,121 3,369
Percent admitted 58% 55% 59%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 33% 30%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 929 93%
ACT 37 4%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 540
SAT Math 440 530
ACT Composite 15 17

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1953 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 11/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 5/3/2003 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 5/3/2003 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist 5/2/1984 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1985 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 3/1/1999 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/12/1967 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1976 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 4/1/1985 -   Accredited