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Fall 2020 Semester Update

Salem State is working very hard to look at all options regarding the fall semester, and are strongly committed to try our best to have safe face to face learning happening on campus. A working group has been formed to review all of the options, weighing the safety and health of our students, staff and faculty first.

There are many things outside the school's control and any final decision on fall will depend on the course of the pandemic and guidance from the state and federal government over the next few months. Please know that even in the best-case scenario, return to in-class instruction, we expect there will be a “new normal.” This past spring semester has proven what we can all accomplish together and we will need to continue to be a resilient community in the months ahead.

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Welcome Transfer Students!

Whether you are at a 2-year or 4-year college or university, or recently earned your associate's degree, we are committed to making sure your transfer experience is a success.

We recommend transfer students apply before the semester is complete. You don't have to wait!

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See Yourself Here.

Your next chapter could start at Salem State. See what a day looks like for four current Vikings.

Ready to Apply?

Make the switch to Salem State – we can't wait to welcome you to campus!

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Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic we are allowing students to submit unofficial transcripts to complete their application file for review. The unofficial transcripts should come through as a PDF. You will be required to submit official documents before enrolling in your coursework in September.

 

Transcripts can be mailed to:

Salem State University
Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 51298-9925
Philadelphia, PA 19115

 

As an alternative to mailing your transcripts, you're also welcome to send them electronically through a secured source to admissions@salemstate.edu.

If you have less than 12 college credits, a GPA of less than 2.5, or has been out of high school for three years or less, please send us your official high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores.

Transcripts can be mailed to:
Salem State University
Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 51298-9925
Philadelphia, PA 19115

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If Your College has Closed

Salem State University is committed to helping you complete your bachelor’s degree. Admissions and transfer services counselors are available to help you with your transition to Salem State University. Due to your university closure, you may be exempt from completing Salem State’s General Education requirement. This is dependent of the academic work you have already completed. Salem State University can also transfer in up to 90 credits.  

This is consistent with our mission to serve the students of the Commonwealth, and consistent with the academic benefits we already extended to our sister institutions in the Massachusetts public system of higher education. 

If you should need assistance securing your transcript from your closed university please reach out to admissions@salemstate.edu so we can best assist you with that process.  

Admissions Resources for Transfer Students

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We're Here to Help

At Salem State, we're committed to your success — and it starts right at the application process. We know there's a lot to consider when transferring, so if you have questions about the process, contact our admissions team — we're always happy to help!

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions
admissions@salemstate.edu
978.572.6200

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