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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

352 Lafayette St Salem, MA 01970
Phone: (978) 542-6000
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Salem State University
  • Located in Salem, MA
  • Public
  • 9,993 students enrolled
  • 57% admitted
  • $910 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Amy from Salem, MA
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    Get to know the campus and the services offered! This is especially important for night students because it's harder to know what is going on!

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  • Jamie from Winthrop, MA
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    The most important tip for future students is to interact inside and outside of the classroom with their professors and other faculty members Making these connections can benefit when the student needs assistance, guidance, and recommendations for homework, classes, and programs.

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  • Lindsey from Reading, MA
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Take classes in a wide range of departments because you never know what may spark your interest! Take advantage of the beautiful new library/learning commons as well as the new Gassett Fitness Center.

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  • Isabel from MA
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Email your department chair (search the website for the information) before orientation to ask what classes you should be in your first semester. Always go to the professors for help. Office hours are always posted, and the staff just wants to see you succeed.

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  • Jennifer from Lawrence MA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    -Get involved! - Time management is key -Check out the library, its peaceful, relaxing, you'll get work done - take breaks, you don't want to overwhelm yourself - be outgoing, break out of your shell

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