Thank you for your interest in Salem State University. If you are applying to the university, you are required to submit a completed application for admission and the required fee ($40 for all applicants).
Salem State follows a rolling admissions process and we continue to accept applications until the academic program is filled. Please be advised that we will not accept applications once the program is full. As of March 1, 2013, nursing day and biology day and evening are closed. If you have an RN or BSN you may apply to the evening nursing program. Please be advised that you must submit your RN or LPN license.
Additional majors may be closing therefore we advise that you apply to the university as soon as possible.
Admissions Application Documentation Materials: Applicants are to submit all official transcripts, SAT/ACT scores to Salem State University, Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. Box 315, Randolph, MA 02368.
The following deadlines are strongly encouraged and/or required:
|Summer 2013||Fall 2013|
|Transfer||April 1 (evening only)||August 1 (firm) Rolling until program is full|
|Nursing (Day)||February 1 (firm)|
|Transfer LPN to BSN and RN to BSN (Evening)||August 1 (rolling) Rolling until program is full|
Applications Requirements: A completed application and $40 application fee, all official college transcript(s) from each college attended, a list of courses in which the student is currently enrolled, a resume or work history is required if no courses have been taken within the last year, and an official high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores are required if the applicant has less than 12 college credits, a GPA of less than 2.5 and has been out of high school for three years or less
Permanent Residents: Applicants must submit a copy of the front and back of their resident alien card. Applicants who did not attend an English speaking high school or complete English courses, may be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum scores for the TOEFL: 500 (written), 173 (computerized) and 61 (Internet-based); minimum score for the IELTS: 5.5.
Fire Science (Evening Only): Applicants must submit an official transcript of a completed fire science associate’s degree and all other official college transcripts.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (Evening Only): Applicants must submit a copy of the LPN or RN license, official transcript of the LPN or RN program completed, official transcripts of all other colleges attended, a resume.
Occupational Therapy (Evening Only): Applicants must submit a copy of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license, official transcript of the COTA program completed, official transcripts of all other colleges attended and a resume.
Art Applicants: Applicants must submit a portfolio in a variety of mediums. The portfolio must include 10-15 pieces of original artwork, slides, CD’s of images (jpegs), and online portfolios (emails or websites) are acceptable. A personal interview is not necessary. Applications will not be considered complete until all required credentials are submitted. For more information regarding the art portfolio, please contact the art department at 978.542.6222 or email@example.com
Music Applicants: Applicants are required to audition. Applications will not be considered complete until all required credentials are submitted. Contact the music department at 978.542.6296 to schedule an audition. The dates for 2012-2013 are September 29, 2012; February 9, 2013; March 23, 2013; and April 6, 2013.
Students who previously applied, were admitted and attended Salem State University as a degree seeking student, regardless of attending another institution subsequently, is considered a readmit. Please visit the academic advising office’s website for further information.
A student who has previously applied and been accepted to Salem State University, who did not choose to enroll, and would like to apply again should apply through the admissions office.