Salem International University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,850

3.13% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,540

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

1,126

99.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

12.9%

18 Graduates

About

Salem International University is a higher education institution located in Harrison County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Salem International University were General Business Administration & Management (75 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (28 degrees), and Information Technology (12 degrees).

In 2017, 356 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Salem International University. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (205 degrees), 3.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Salem International University is $14,850, which is $-5,883 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Salem International University is $14,850, which is $-5,883 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,540.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,850

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Salem International University was $14,850. The cost of tuition at Salem International University is $-5,883 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,540

2017 Value

14.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Salem International University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,540. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Salem International University grew by 14.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,240

Room and Board

$0

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Salem International University was of $7,240 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $0. The cost of room and board increased by 3.43% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 100% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Salem International University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.33% with respect to 2016, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Salem International University has a total enrollment of 1,126 students. The full-time enrollment at Salem International University is 1,125 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.9% of students enrolled at Salem International University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Salem International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.4% White, 17.9% Black or African American, 8.53% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.71% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.533% Asian, and 0.533% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Salem International University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.9%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Male (10.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (37.3%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Salem International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,126 students. The full-time enrollment at Salem International University is 1,125 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.9% of students enrolled at Salem International University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

48%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Salem International University was 48%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Salem International University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    545

  2. Black or African American

    201

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    96

The enrolled student population at Salem International University is 48.4% White, 17.9% Black or African American, 8.53% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.71% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.533% Asian, and 0.533% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 173 students (15.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 24 more women than men received degrees from Salem International University. The majority of degree recipients at Salem International University are white (205 degrees awarded). There were 3.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Salem International University is General Business Administration & Management (75 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (28 degrees) and Information Technology (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Salem International University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), Education (86 degrees), and Business (164 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Salem International University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,093,820 people), Accountants & auditors (1,150,308 people), Other managers (829,405 people), Software developers (534,101 people), and Financial managers (460,903 people).

The most specialized majors at Salem International University are Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), Education (86 degrees), Business (164 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (32 degrees), and Biology (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Salem International University are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Salem International University are Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), Education (86 degrees), Business (164 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (32 degrees), and Biology (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Salem International University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,223,639 people), Computer Systems Design (918,852 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (854,676 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (786,540 people), and Banking & related activities (583,901 people).

The most specialized majors at Salem International University are Protective Services (50 degrees awarded), Education (86 degrees), Business (164 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (32 degrees), and Biology (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Salem International University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Salem International University was General Business Administration & Management with 75 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 166

  2. 190

In 2017, 166 degrees were awarded to men at Salem International University, which is 0.874 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (190).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Salem International University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to women at Salem International University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.822 times less than the 90 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

12%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Salem International University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 12% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (30.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Salem International University is Male and White (30.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11.1% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    205 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    58 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Salem International University is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 3.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

11.8% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    115 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    90 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Salem International University is white female (115 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (90 degrees).

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Operations

Salem International University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Salem International University had a total salary expenditure of $12.1M. Salem International University employs 14 Professors, 13 Associate professors, and 6 Assistant professors. Most academics at Salem International University are Male Professors (11), Female Associate professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salem International University are: Sales and related, with 16 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 16 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Salem International University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Salem International University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Salem International University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.95M

2017 Salaries

5.88%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Salem International University paid a median of $4.95M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($12.1M) and a 5.88% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.39% decline from 2015 and a 5.92% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.37M

Instructional Salaries

33

Number of Employees

In 2017, Salem International University paid a total of $1.37M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

14 Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Salem International University were Professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Salem International University were Sales and related with 16 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees; and Service with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Salem International University was Male Professor with 11 employees, Female Associate professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Salem International University.

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