Salem College is a four-year liberal arts school for women. We are the 13th oldest college in the United States, according to the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C., and the oldest women's college by founding date (1772). Salem College values its students as individuals, develops their unique potential and prepares them to change the world. Salem College is a Top 25 Institution with 100% acceptance to law school and 90% acceptance to medical, dental, and other health-related graduate programs.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

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Apply today for the ultimate tomorrow. At Salem College we believe that you’ll be more than just a student on our campus. We evaluate your application based on who you are outside of the classroom including your passions and extracurriculars in addition to your academic work.

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"Salem prepares you for a world of possibilities. At every turn, Salem pushed me to explore and capitalize on my education. Today, I live in Rwanda and work for a social entrepreneurship organization that helps farmers in East Africa grow their way out of poverty."

Sarah Hylden, Global Supply Chain Director, '07

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601 S Church St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 327-2536