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First Year Applicants
How to Apply
All applicants are reviewed for admission based on academic course levels, grades and standardized test scores (if submitted). Before starting your application, view Salem State's first-year admissions requirements.
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We'll need your transcript in order to review your application — transcripts can be sent via your Naviance or Parchment portal, or by mail to the address listed below:
Salem State University
P.O. Box 315
Randolph, MA 02368
Send your official high school transcript(s) through the first marking period of your senior year, and again after your senior year is complete.
Submit your SAT and/or ACT scores to Salem State. Our school code is 3522.
Please note: Scores may not be required for 2020 applicants. Learn more about Salem State's test-optional program.
Admissions Resources for First Year Applicants
See what you need to have ready in order to submit a complete application.
Are you on track? Check our application deadlines before applying!
Did you already submit your application? Check the status on Navigator.
We're here to help
At Salem State, we're committed to your success — and it starts right at the application process. Have questions about the application, admissions requirements or Salem State in general? Our admissions team is always happy to help!
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