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Salem International University is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1888. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $14,700 (2011-12).
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SALEM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY: Established in 1888 as Salem College, Salem International University has a strong tradition of academic excellence and innovation. Our beautiful 100-acre campus is nestled in the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia. In addition to professors with real-world, hands-on experience, we offer housing and traditional campus clubs and activities. Salem International University offers Associate, Bachelor and Graduate degrees in high demand fields including: Business, Education, Computer Science, Information Technology, and Criminal Justice. Salem international University also offers online MBA courses that are the perfect fit for busy working adults. Salem International University understands the stress often associated with paying for a higher education. That's why we provide federal, state and institutional financial aid to all students who qualify for assistance. Various financial aid options are available in our financial aid program, including grants, loans and scholarships. Your college learning experience extends far beyond the classroom. You'll learn life skills such as communication, group dynamics, leadership, time management, wellness and much more during your college career. A great way to experience all college life has to offer is to get involved in a student club, participate in a campus-wide service project or any other activity with the Student Life department. Salem International University offers you opportunities for unique cultural experiences on campus and lots of time to have fun and enjoy campus life. You'll make friends and create memories that will connect you to Salem International University in years to come!
|School type||proprietary, coed college|
When applying to Salem International University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Salem International University is $20. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 46.0 percent.
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Salem International University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Salem International University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Salem International University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Salem International University.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$14,700 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data