Salem International University

223 West Main Street, Salem, United States
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Overview of Salem International University

About this school

Salem International, founded in 1888, is a private, multipurpose university. Its 300-acre campus is located in Salem, 120 miles south of Pittsburgh.
  • Institution Type


    Private for-profit

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:631
    • Men:240 (38.0%)
    • Women:391 (62.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    Not reported

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
223 West Main Street, PO Box 500
City, State, Zip
Salem, WV  26426-0500
Phone
(800) 283-4562
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
219 admitted students enrolled
Men
114 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Salem International University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003820
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Education, Humanities
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


26

Part-Time Faculty


34

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


17%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 54% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
104
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Salem International University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


43.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


39.4%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (9)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Education, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


All degree programs are available online

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • International Business

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,574

Nearest Metropolitan Area


300 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
16.2 average low in January, 77.6 average high in September
Rain
153 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Clarksburg
Nearest Train Station
Charleston

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


30%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tiger
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, racquetball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Salem International University offers national fraternities, national sororities, student government, alpha phi omega, gamma beta phi

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


631

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
631
Women
391
Men
240

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 24.0% Black/African-American
  • 5.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 44.4% White
  • 24.2% Unknown

International Students


5.1% from 13 countries

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


219

Student Resources

Study resources