The Net Price Calculator is a tool for students and parents to use to get the estimate of what it costs to attend Salem State for an academic year. It is important for you to understand that the information you receive from the calculator is only an estimate. Many contributing factors are involved when determining a student's financial aid package.
For alternative loans and general financial aid awarding, the financial aid office creates a cost of attendance estimate for all students. This cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room and board as well as transportation, supplies and miscellaneous expenses. The cost of attendance is the average cost based on direct to college expenses as well a regional norms.