Salem College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Winston Salem, NC, a predominately urban area. Over a thousand students are enrolled at Salem College.
Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to Salem College. A score within the range of 1000 to 1200 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Salem College average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. Salem College admits around 60% of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 35% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at salem.edu.
Overall Salem College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Salem College was reported as 58.2% in Fall 2013 with over 854 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- ACT Scores: 22 - 27
- Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45
How Hard Is It to Get into Salem College?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
The applicant selectivity of Salem College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Salem College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 59.7%
- 2010-2011: 66.7%
- 2011-2012: 59.6%
- 2012-2013: 60.7%
- 2013-2014: 58.2%
- Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 60.2%
How Does Salem College Compare?
The acceptance rate for Salem College is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|University of North Carolina School of the Arts||45.2%|
|High Point University||64.2%|
|Bennett College for Women||82.6%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Salem College (Fall 2013)
|English||21 - 29|
|Math||22 - 26|
|Composite Score||22 - 27|