How much does Salem State University cost?

Salem State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $10,642
Out-of-state $17,082
On-Campus Room and Board $13,778
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,165
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $14,856
$30,000-$48,000 $16,817
$48,000-$75,000 $19,594
$75,000-$110,000 $14,856
Over $110,000 $23,605

Salem State University Financial Aid and Debt

63%

Students paying down their debt

$24,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$248

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 90% $6,187
Federal Grants 42% $4,965
Pell grants 42% $4,524
Other federal grants 20% $490
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 51% $2,587
Institutional grants or scholarships 58% $2,466
Student loan aid 77% $8,356
Federal student loans 75% $7,108
Other student loans 19% $12,494

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Salem State University Admissions

What is Salem State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 85%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 66% of applicants
SAT Reading 490-580
SAT Math 490-560
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 4% of applicants
Composite Score 20-26

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Salem State University Campus Life

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

37%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

58%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7110
Living on campus 7%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
62%
Men
38%

Student Diversity

57%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
62.78%
Hispanic or Latino
15.70%
Black or African American
9.85%
Unknown
8.17%
Asian
3.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.11%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Salem State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

37%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$41,000

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Salem State University

Address

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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