Resources › For Students and Parents Salem International University Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print Salem, West Virginia. Tim Kiser / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 08, 2017 Salem International University Admissions Overview: With open admissions, Salem International University is accessible to nearly any interested and eligible student. To apply to the school, applicants will need to send in an application as well as high school transcripts or GED certification. If you have any questions about applying, feel free to get in touch with the admissions office at Salem International University for assistance. Admissions Data (2016): Salem International University Acceptance Rate: -Salem International University has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Salem International University Description: Established in 1888, Salem International University is a four-year, private, for-profit university located on 100 acres in Salem, West Virginia. SIU is a small university of about 600 students with a student/faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The school offers associate, bachelor’s, and graduate degrees, including many online degree options, across a host of academic subjects. SIU is especially proud of its programs in Education, Information Technology, Business, and Criminal Justice. For fun on campus, SIU is home to plenty of student clubs and organizations, including many social and Greek clubs, a Book Club, a Drama Club, and a Thrill Seeker Club. SIU also hosts events like bingo nights, game shows, and standup comedy for its students. For intercollegiate athletics, the Salem International University Tigers compete at the NCAA Division II Division II Great Midwest Athletic Conference with sports that include men’s and women’s soccer, cross country, and water polo. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 848 (649 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female100% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $14,600Room and Board: $7,480Other Expenses: $3,000Total Cost: $25,079 Salem International University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 88%Loans: 83%Average Amount of AidGrants: $6,899Loans: $7,319 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Registered Nursing, Information Technology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 46%Transfer-out Rate: 22%4-Year Graduation Rate: 9%6-Year Graduation Rate: 9% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Water Polo, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Track and FieldWomen's Sports: Bowling, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Volleyball, Tennis, Track and Field, Softball, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Salem International University, You May Also Like These Schools: James Madison University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of West Virginia: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Kentucky: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOld Dominion University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTowson University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphClemson University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOhio State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMarshall University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphShepherd University: Profile Salem International University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.salemu.edu/about#a "The mission of the University is to prepare global citizens with broad knowledge, marketable professional skills, and the ability to make decisions with integrity and an international perspective."