Salem International University

223 W Main St, Salem, WV

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Salem International University, a private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Salem, WV, it offers a rural setting for students to study in. Salem International University, with only around 800 students enrolled, provides a low student to teacher ratio and personalized education as part of its commitment to students.

Students may choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business Administration
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, admitting any applicants that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and personal statements may be required for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found at

Tuition is approximately $17,000 per year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The price of on-campus housing is about $2,600 per year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

Athletic programs are available at Salem International University through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Salem International University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Salem International University is about 680, where graduate students make up roughly 24% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $18,000-$21,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$6,855
Receiving Student Loans76%$8,122
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Salem International University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students

Graduation Rates

Salem International University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 8%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years6%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Salem International University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (371)
  • Basketball (371)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Water Polo
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Salem International University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


Health and Clinical Professions

Security and Protective Services

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Salem International University for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map