At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1854
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $8,130
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Suburban

Salem, MA

Deadlines

April 15

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

April 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 67%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 31%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 450-550
  • Math
  • 450-540
  • Writing
  • 450-543
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 15-17
  • English
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 69%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 31%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 9,301

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$8,130

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$11,304

room and board

$20,434

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$14,270

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$11,304

room and board

$26,574

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $11,312
  • $30-$48K
  • $12,276
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,972
  • $75-$110K
  • $17,669
  • $110 & UP
  • $18,813
Financial aid

88%

Receiving Financial Aid

38%

Receiving Federal Grants

58%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: April 15

Student Life

Student Body

7,664

Total undergrad enrollment

1,637

Total grad students

5%

Out-of-state

N/A

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 61%

    FEMALE

  • 39

    MALE
Organizations

36

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

22%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • N/A
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 3%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 8%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 10%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 69%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

15:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

761

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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