We always welcome young women who want to transfer as undergraduates to Salem College from another institution.
You will be evaluated for admission based on your college-level work. However, you should also meet the requirements for freshmen admission, which include:
A school record that reflects completion of 4 credits of English, 2 credits of Foreign Language, 2 credits of History, 3 credits of Mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), 3 credits of Science, and 3 credits of college preparatory curriculum.
Scores from the SAT I or ACT.
Extracurricular activities and information about your academic and personal qualifications.
What will you need to apply as a transfer to the undergraduate program?
An official transcript from each college you have attended [must be sent directly from each previous college].
A Dean's Release Form completed by the Dean of Students of the most recent college attended.
A minimum 2.0 grade point average out of a 4.0 scale for your completed college-level coursework.
A final transcript at the end of the semester for courses in which you are enrolled.
When should you apply?
Because Salem College uses a rolling admissions process, there are no formal deadlines for applying. However, we recommend that you apply by:
December 1 for January Term and Spring semesters
June 1 for Fall semester
Apply Online (Undergraduate)
Use your web browser to apply using our online application form. The form comes in two parts: your academic information and your personal statement.
Common Application - This application form can be completed online via the Common Application Web site.
- Request an Application - fill out our information request form and we will send you a packet that includes the Salem application. You may also request an application by phone at 1-800-32-SALEM or e-mail at email@example.com.
- You may download and print the application (see below) - our application is available for download in Adobe's Acrobat format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view and print these files.
- School of Music – If you are interested in the School of Music, you will need to submit the standard application PLUS the Music Interest Form. You’ll also need to arrange for an audition.
Request an Undergraduate Application
Click here to fill out our information request form and we will send you a packet that includes the Salem application. You may also request an application by phone at 1-800-32-SALEM or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are 23 or older and are interested in transferring to Salem College, we would be delighted to discuss this with you. Please contact the Fleer Center for Adult Education at 1-336-721-2669 to schedule an appointment to discuss the process. You may also view more about the Fleer Center elsewhere on this website.
NOTE: If you are interested in transferring to Salem's Graduate Studies or Teacher Licensure program, please contact the Education Department at 1-336-721-2658.