Applicants


To apply to Salem State University, please submit a complete application, a non-refundable $40 application fee, official transcript(s), and SAT and/or ACT scores (if applicable).



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Application Deadlines - First Year

Below are suggested deadlines; we follow a rolling admission process until a program is full.

SPRING  FALL
Early Action     November 15 (firm) 
Undergraduate    December 1  March 1 
Nursing November 1 (firm)     February 1 (firm)
PROGRAM IS CLOSED for FALL 2016
Three year program   March 1

Application Deadlines - Transfer

Below are suggested deadlines; we follow a rolling admission process until a program is full.
  SPRING FALL  SUMMER 
Undergraduate Transfer December 1 August 1   
Nursing Transfer November 1 (firm)  February 1 (firm) 
PROGRAM IS CLOSED for Fall 2016
 

RN/LPN licensed to BSN December 1 July 1  
Accelerated BSN (must have BS/BA)     February 1 (firm) 
PROGRAM IS CLOSED


Please note that standardizes test scores (SAT/ACT) are not required for fall 2016 applicants. This is a pilot program for fall 2016. Learn more.


Tuition Reduction Program (New England Regional Program)

The New England Regional Student Program (NERSP) allows students from the six New England states to enroll in some programs not offered by their home-state public college/university and pay a reduced tuition rate. 

Students from the following states interested in the majors listed below may be eligible. Please contact admissions at 978.542.6200 or admissions@salemstate.edu for more information.

2016-2017 PROGRAMS

Cartography and Geographic Information Systems   CT, ME, RI, VT 
Criminal Justice  RI 
Dance   CT, ME, NH, VT 
Nuclear Medicine Technology   CT, ME, NH 
Sport and Leisure Management  RI 
Theatre (BFA)   NH 

Proximity-Based Programs
A student may apply for NERSP status at Salem State University if their permanent/legal residence is closer to Salem State than their home-state institution offering the same program. 



Need assistance? Contact admissions at 978.542.6200 or admissions@salemstate.edu. The office is open Monday–Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm, Wednesdays until 5:30 pm.

 

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