Salem State University Comparison

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Location Salem, MA
Setting Large Suburban
Students 8,338
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $910
Tuition (Out of State) $7,050
Room & Board $14,052
Avg Net Price $17,720
Avg Grant Aid $7,765
% Receiving Grant Aid 82%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 85.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.09
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/23
SAT Range 1010/1160
Application Deadline Mar 1, 2022


Graduation Rate 42%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $44,400
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,000
Median Loan Payment $248
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard