Salem International University

Salem, WV 26426

Salem International University is a private, for profit institution, located in Salem, West Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Salem International University has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Salem International University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $14,400 and fees $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,400 and $200 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The Salem International University School of Nursing is a designed on the basis of the career advancement pathway. The Salem practical nursing program meets the requirements the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses.

    The School of Nursing at Salem University offers an online Registered Nurse to BSN bridge degree completion program for licensed Registered nurses in good standing desiring to further their professional career by earning their BSN. The courses are offered online to ensure the maximum amount of flexibility to fit with the demands of a professional career.

    The nursing program comprises of 66 semester credits and requires students to achieve a cumulative GPA of a minimum of 2.5 or higher to graduate. Students are also required earn a ‘C’ grade or above to maintain a 2.5 average for all nursing courses and meet the minimum score designated on the comprehensive final exam.

    Graduates from the nursing program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Official high school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
    2. Official transcripts for all college level coursework (if applicable)
    3. ACCUPLACER Assessment

    The nursing program has program specific requirements that include a recent physical assessment including the required immunizations, a criminal background check and references. 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Salem International University

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center - Monroeville Satellite Campus #2
90.75 miles away
Brown Mackie College-North Canton
116.61 miles away
Lawrence County Career and Technical Center - Practical Nursing Program
117.19 miles away
ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown
126.87 miles away
Herzing University-Akron
129.57 miles away
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Ohio
133.75 miles away
Hondros College of Nursing
135.37 miles away
ITT Technical Institute-Akron
138.97 miles away
Skyline College-Roanoke
139.93 miles away
ITT Technical Institute-Salem
142.78 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1963 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$22,516
30k to 48k$22,321
48k to 75k$23,705
75k to 110k$26,243
Over 110k$27,433
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $600.00 $600.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Salem International University
223 W Main St
Salem, WV 26426

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