Located just 15 miles north of Boston, we're one of the largest state universities in Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater Boston region.
Salem State offers 33 undergraduate degree programs in the liberal arts, human services and business, along with graduate programs that provide degrees in 24 fields and a continuing education division that offers both credit and non-credit programs.
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Salem State is committed to our liberal arts heritage, academic freedom, equity and access, affordability, inclusivity, social justice, student-centeredness, and a sense of community that gives it a small-college feel in a university setting.
Jun 22, 2022 Multiple CHGS academic programs engage students about the Holocaust and Genocide
Jun 15, 2022
Jun 2, 2022 #VWD22 raises over $500,000 during 1,854-minute giving campaign
Mar 21, 2022
Feb 9, 2022 A Viking love story
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Jan 20, 2022 Spring 2022 Berry IOP Fellowship
Jan 14, 2022 Honors three top alumni educators
Dec 31, 2021 Exhibit highlights the work of diplomats in helping Jews escape Nazi Germany
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Nov 29, 2021 How one Viking found success through determination and advocacy
Nov 29, 2021 Outgoing Vice President of the Salem State University Foundation
Nov 23, 2021
Nov 22, 2021 Berry IOP scholarships support 9 student interns
Nov 18, 2021 Salem State alumna and teacher of multilingual learners honored with top Massachusetts teaching award