Each year, Salem State welcomes more than 1,000 transfer students to our community. Why should you transfer here? Explore our outstanding academic programs – we offer 30 majors and more than 59 minors. Take advantage of social opportunities outside of the classroom, such as athletics and recreation, residence life and more than 50 groups and clubs. Work with financial aid to discuss the best ways to fund your college education.  

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Re-Admit 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.

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.