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Applying to Salem

Acceptance Rate 79.95%
Yield 16.37%
SAT Score 1,025
ACT Score 20
Applicants 833

Applying To Salem

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 79.95% at Salem College where a total of 833 students applied and 666 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,025 and the average ACT score is 20. It requires three items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Salem College.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30
Admission Informationwww.salem.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www1.cfnc.org/applications/nc_independents_common_app/apply.html?application_id=1584
Acceptance Rate80%
Average Test Scores1,025 SAT / 20 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 79.95% where a total of 833 students (0 men and 833 women) have applied to Salem and 666 (0 men and 666 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 0 male and 109 female students have enrolled into Salem and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 16.37%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Salem
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8330833
Admitted6660666
Enrolled1090109
Acceptance Rate 79.95% - 79.95%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 16.37% - 16.37%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Salem, 56 applicants (51% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 69 applicants (63%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,025 and the average ACT score is 20 at Salem. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,140 and 25th percentile score is 910. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 68 and the 25th percentile score is 47. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Salem.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Salem
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460580
SAT Math450560
ACT Composite1623
ACT Math1622
ACT English1523
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Salem College requires 3 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), TOEFL) and recommends 2 articles (Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 item(s) (High School Rank, Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Salem College
Application Requirements for Salem
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Salem College is Four-one-four plan. Salem College accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences. Next table describes credits that Salem College accepts.
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training