Salem State University

Women's D3 Coach: Stephanie Rouse
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6,811 Undergrads / 8,338 Students
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$17,720 Net Price
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86% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Massachusetts (MASCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
40% / 57%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around Massachusetts. The team also travels to New Hampshire. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of Massachusetts. Other trips taken in the past include Boston, Worcester, and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Recruit Commits
Madison McCarthy R.J. Reynolds Winston-Salem, NC Goal
Kaitlynn Palmer Vernon-Verona-Sherrill NY Mid
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352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA, 01970 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Youngstown Ohio Area
  • Canton Ohio Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Parkersburg West Virginia Area
  • Steubenville Ohio Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Bloomington Indiana Area
Where Grads Work
  • Kent State University
  • Salem Community Hospital
  • Humility of Mary Health Partners
  • The Home Depot
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • TMW Systems
  • Akron Children's Hospital
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Alliance Community Hospital
  • East Liverpool City Hospital
  • Ohio Valley College of Technology
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
440 - 550
500 - 570
1000 - 1180
19 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 430 - 540 for SAT


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 5,825 1,793 4,032
% Admitted 86% 81% 88%
% Admits That Enroll 20% 25% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.13
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (22%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (14%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (10%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Psychology, General (8%)
    Education (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (7%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (5%)
    Biomedical Sciences, General (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (3%)
    Accounting (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,128 $16,148
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$14,052 $14,052
    Personal Expenses$1,784 $1,784
    Sticker Price$28,164 $31,894

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship82%$7,765
    Federal Grants51%$4,960
    Pell Grants51%$4,797
    Other Federal18%$479
    State & Local Grants56%$3,009
    Institutional Grants70%$3,025
    Student Loans80%$7,610
    Federal Loans78%$5,352
    Other Loans16%$11,904

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $24.5 Million $2,937

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,941 $258

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,229 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $43,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.52 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 40% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 3
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 8 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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