Salem State University

Salem, MA 01970

Located in Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 6139 and 4517 students were accepted.

Salem State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $910 and fees $8,826. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,050 and $9,098 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 168
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 35

Nearby Nursing Schools

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

University of Massachusetts-Boston
15.07 miles away
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
24.48 miles away
Framingham State University
31.33 miles away
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School
35.55 miles away
Harmony Health Care Institute
36.9 miles away
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
43.65 miles away
Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School
44.04 miles away
Fitchburg State University
46.17 miles away
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
47.08 miles away
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
49.28 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1953 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
04/01/1985 - 06/30/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1976 - 06/30/2010
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
05/03/2003 - Current

Admissions

74%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price

$16,556

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,951
30k to 48k$14,355
48k to 75k$18,146
75k to 110k$20,842
Over 110k$21,736
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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 $406.00 $673.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $400.00 $490.00

Student Population

7,346

Undergrads

1,655

Graduates

5,774

Women

3,227

Men

71%

Full-time

29%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
66%
Hispanic
13%
Black/African American
9%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Non-resident alien
3%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Salem State University - One Family Scholarship Program

The program assists heads of households in achieving their academic goals. Recipients of this scholarship receive an integrated network of services through the non-profit organization, One [...]

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award

Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They [...]

Massachusetts Long Term Care Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must work in a nursing home or assisted living residence in Massachusetts and must have worked there for at least one year.

Salem State University - Part-Time Grant

To be eligible for a Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, an applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year; be a U.S. [...]

American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member in good standing. One award is for nursing only.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing
Salem State University
352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 01970
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