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Winston Salem, NC, USA
3.27 Average Rating
Salem College is an all-female institution located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Established in 1772, the college is the oldest women’s college in the south and one of the oldest female educational establishments in the US. The college houses the Salem College Center for Women Writers, which hosts a famous annual writing contest.The top fields of study among undergraduates are business administration and management, foundations of education, and communications.
Key Admissions Stats
The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.
Admitted Student Stats
Key Academic Stats
Highest Degree Offered
Total Number of Students
Total Number of Undergrads
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
11:1US National: 21:1
Tuition, Cost & Aid
Key Financial Stats
Average Net Price
|In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.||
|Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.||
|Room and Board
The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
|Books and Supplies||
Aid & Grants
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
Average Aid Per Year
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
Average Loan Amount Per Year
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
Key Campus Stats
2%US National: 44%
98%US National: 56%
Size of Town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
On Campus Women's Center
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Divisional Sports Nickname
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
24-HR security patrol
Campus emergency phones
Post Grad Stats
Top 5 Cities
6 years after graduation
What Students Are Saying
3.27 Average Rating
The classes are small which is great. The campus is easy to navigate and get around. The professers and other students seem helpful if you're lost or have questions.
Jessica from Lewisville, NC
With a warm and welcoming environment, all students are sure to feel right at home in the Salem community. A strong sense of sisterhood forms inseparable bonds between the girls and an encouraging staff creates opportunities for excellent grades.
Falon from Roxboro, NC
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