Welcome to Admissions

Salem State University is a comprehensive university situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts.

With more than 50 graduate programs, certificates and licensure programs, and 32 majors and 59 minors for undergraduate students, Salem State University will help you meet your educational goals.

We offer a quality education that prepares you for the real world and won’t saddle you with huge student loan debt.

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Salem State University provides a high-quality and affordable education that prepares students for an ever-changing world. Our goal is to provide you with excellent academic programs, quality student life activities and the skills needed to lead a successful and productive life.

We believe your undergraduate experience should be the best years of your life. Come and see what Salem State has in store for you! 


The School of Graduate Studies offers over 50 master degree and certificate programs in business, criminal justice, education, English, history, mathematics and science, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, and social work. 

Visit graduate admissions to learn how you can join our dynamic learning community.


Applying for financial aid is essential to affording college! Every student should apply in order to find out if they qualify for a scholarship, low-interest loan, grant, work-study, or other aid. Visit us for more info.