Discover how fast, flexible and friendly Salem State University is for transfer students.

Visit campus this summer for a campus tour. Register at

Interested in transfering for fall 2015? It’s not too late to apply! Start your application today at

Have questions or want to speak with a counselor?
Contact the admissions office at 978.542.6200 or

Transfer Applicant Procedures

Our goal is to provide you with a barrier-free transition into Salem State. If you are thinking about transferring to Salem State, then follow the steps below.

View our application and admissions requirements

Learn what materials you’ll need to submit and required grade-point-averages.

Plan your courses

See how to plan ahead, so you can transfer to Salem State with little or no loss of credit.

Direct questions to admissions

Get information about transfer admissions, academic programs and social opportunities on campus.


Massachusetts Community College Transfers

Massachusetts Community College transfer students may be eligible for MassTransfer with guaranteed admission and a tuition discount! More benefits can be found here.

Readmit Applicants

If you were previously admitted and attended Salem State, but did not graduate, you are a readmit and do not apply through regular admissions. Please visit the academic advising website for further information or call 978.542.7049.