Freshman

We recognize that selecting the right university is a very important decision for students and their families. Here at Salem State University, we offer outstanding academic and student life programs, as well as financial aid opportunities to make college accessible an affordable for you. As you transition from high school to a university as an incoming freshman student, Salem State will provide you with many rewarding and exciting opportunities that will prepare you for life's next challenges.

At Salem State University, our goal is to create a positive learning experience through which you can grow both intellectually and socially. We offer 30 majors with dedicated faculty, and there are over 50 student groups on campus. We also have a variety of weekly academic, athletic and social events to choose from. Are you ready to get involved?

The admissions staff is happy to meet with you to discuss your goals and needs as you make this important decision. 

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.