Generally, Salem State University is known for being a non selective school. They receive about 5,090 applications each year from incoming students. The overall acceptance rate is around 93 percent which equals about 4,720 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the semester starts, only about 860 or 18% of the students who received the letter of acceptance from Salem State University choose to attend. The school tends to see 30 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 69 percent who are women. When the semester commences, about 64 percent of those accepted women decided to study at Salem State University and 35 percent were men. Students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Salem State University when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted students have test scores in the range of 19 - 25 for ACT or 990 - 1,210 for SAT. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. Salem State University’s undergraduate application fee is $50.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2022 Admissions Cycle
Applications
5,093
Male 1,537
Female 3,556

 

Acceptance
4,719
Male 1,370
Female 3,349

 

Enrollment Total
863
Male 309
Female 554


Acceptance Rate
92.7%
Male
89.1%
Female
94.2%

 

Yield
18.3%
Male
22.6%
Female
16.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$50


Graduate

$50



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment


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