Salem State University

public university Estd 1854
Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Salem State University

Salem Normal School was established in 1854 in Salem, Massachusettes. From there, it went on to be known as Salem Teachers College, Salem State College, and finally, Salem State University. The name of their athletic teams is Vikings and their colours are Blue and Orange. This university is spread across 115 acres of a land split amongst 6 campuses. There are around 33 buildings. The main campus, known as the North campus, is the largest one. It has 2 buildings, namely Frederick Meier Hall and Edward Sullivan Building. It also houses Bowditch and Peabody residence halls, George H. Ellison Campus Center, North Dining Commons, Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons, and Horace Mann Lab School. The Central Campus has the department of music, communications, and business. It also has classrooms, Atlantic, Viking, and Marsh residence halls, a campus bookstore, and a recital hall.

The South Campus has Health and Human Services College, Nursing and Criminal Justice Departments, Academic Building, Kevin B. Harrington Building, Bates Residence Complex, and Alumni House. The School of Social Work is very near to the North Campus. It was a synagogue earlier. The Richard O’Keefe Athletic Center has the athletic, movement science, and sports departments. The Cat Cove Maritime Facility is on Salem Harbour. It provides hands-on experience to marine biology students. Earlier, this campus was used to study shellfish. The undergrad programs offered at the university are in subjects like Art, Athletic Training, Biology, Business Administration, Cartography and Geographic Information, Chemistry, ACS Approved Chemistry, Community Education, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Dance, Early Education and Care, Economics, English, Fire Science, Geography and Sustainability, Geological Sciences, and Healthcare Studies. It also offers courses in  History, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Media and Communication, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Sport and Movement Science, Theatre Arts, World Languages and Cultures, 2-D Art, 3-D Art, Accounting, Advertising, African-American Studies, American Studies, Aquatic Management, Arabic Studies, Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business Administration and Dance Education.

The graduate programs offered at the university are in disciplines, including Accounting, Advanced Studies in Early Childhood, Behavior Analysis, Counseling, Criminal Justice, English, Geo-Information Science, History, Library Media Studies, Mathematics, Nursing, Physical Education, School Adjustment Counseling, Social Work, Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Business, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Combined programs include subjects like Behavior Analysis, Cartography and Geography Information, Criminal Justice, English, History, Organizational Psychology, Mathematics, Occupational Therapy, Physical Education Teacher Prep, Spanish, Administration, Criminology, and Geographical Information Science.

The notable alumni of Salem State University include Broadway’s award-winning actress Tracee Chimo, artist Elizabeth Updike Cobblah, cartoonist of ‘The K Chronicles’ Keith Knight, actress Julie McNiven, cartoonist of ‘Off The Mark’ Mark Parisi, educator and anti-slavery activist Charlotte Forten Grimke, writer, philosopher, and educator Ida M. Eliot, Massachusetts House of Representatives members Demetrius Atsalis, Robert Fennell, Arthur Broadhurst, and Michael A. Costello, Mayor of Salem Kim Driscoll, Massachusettes State Senate members Joan Lovely and Brian Lees, US House of Representatives member John F. Tierney, Olympic hockey team member Dick Lamby, coach of Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves Tom Thibodeau, founder of Twin Galaxies Walter day, literary editor and minister Mary H. Graves, and writer Annie Stevens Perkins.

Master of Science in Geo-Information Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 7.2 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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BS in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.9 Lakh

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Biology, Biomedical Sciences Concentration, BS
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Biology, Biotechnology, BS
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Business Administration, Human Resource Management Concentration, BSBA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Business Administration, Management Concentration, BSBA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Business Administration, Finance Concentration, BSBA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Business Administration, Marketing Concentration, BSBA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Art, Printmaking Concentration, BA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Business Administration, Operations and Decision Sciences Concentration, BSBA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Art, Interactive Multimedia Concentration, BA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Art, 3-Dimensional Studio Concentration, BA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Art, Graphic Design Concentration, BA
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : Accepted, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 6.5 Lakh

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Physics Minor, BS
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Chemistry, BS
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
BBA - 5 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BSc - 4 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MS - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - Accepted
BE/Btech - 3 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
Other Courses - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Not required
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50
Type of deadlineRolling

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 10.2L
USD 13,936
BBA - 5 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,640
BSc - 4 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,640
MS - 2 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 6.5L - 7.2L
USD 8,816 - 9,848
BE/Btech - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L - 14.9L
USD 17,640 - 20,324
Other Courses - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,640
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