Application for admission to Salem College for women and men who are at least 23 years of age.

A completed Degree Seeking Application will include:

  • Application form (click to begin)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Official sealed transcripts from all previous college work
  • Proof of high school completion (must be an official transcript if you have no previous college transcripts.)
  • A written personal statement describing educational journey
  • $30 application fee (waived if you attend an admissions event)

If you are interested in completing a certificate program, taking courses for personal or professional enrichment, enrolling as a visiting student, or completing graduate school prerequisites, a completed application includes:

  • Application form (click to begin)
  • Official transcript from your highest held degree (or an official high school transcript if you have not previously attended college)
  • $30 application fee

Using the Online Application?

If you choose to submit your application online, please remember to also submit the other required materials. Request forms for letters of recommendation as well as the main application forms are available for download above. You may submit your essay (if required) online by sending it to us at Please include your full name in the email and on the essay as well.

Advising and Registration Questions?

Check out our FAQ for Advising and Registration Process for answers to common questions about registration, advising, deadlines and more.

Need Assistance?

If you would like us to mail you a printed copy of the application or if you need assistance, please call us at (336) 721-2621 or email us at:

Send your application materials and application fee to:

Salem College
601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101