Student Spotlights

Salem Today for your Best Life Tomorrow

Salem Students succeed at phenomenal rates! Why? Let them tell you! 

My research experience at Salem made me a strong candidate for medical school. Salem incorporates research into all its science classes, which teaches us how to address problems and seek solutions. As I meet more people in the field, I see how unusual my experience was, especially compared to other programs.”–Nicole Keyser ‘18, Wake Forest University Medical School student 

“I attribute almost all my success to Salem. The support there is layers deep.“–Britani Peterson ‘18, Pennsylvania State University School of Law student

Outstanding Graduate School Acceptance! 

  • 100% Acceptance in Law School
  • 90% Acceptance in Medical/Dental School & health-related graduate programs

“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 ‘07, Global Supply Chain Director, One Acre Fund

The professors are one of the best things about Salem! They are incredinly knowledgeable and supportive, while also holding us to high standards. My first years in the profession were smooth and successful becauase of what I learned from the Salem faculty.”–Laura Williams ‘14, M.Ed. ‘19, 4th Grade Teacher, Walnut Cove Elementary. 

'16 - Education
"I look forward to the challenges of teaching with hopeful optimism, a willingness to work hard on...
'16 - Psychology
While at Salem College, I have been able to take advantage of limitless opportunities which have...
'02 - Biology
Before I chose Salem College, I had planned to attend an Ivy League school and work in medicine. In...
Rynne Ambrose
'12 - Chemistry
Salem gave me interpersonal skills that few schools will ever offer. Women seeking careers in STEM...
Debbie Furr’s journey at Salem began in the fall of 1988.
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Without the support of Salem College, I would not be professionally where I am today. Providing one...
I want to help give the children [at House of Hope Orphanage in Haiti] all of the opportunities...
headshot of Katherine Holland
'00 - Economics
Even though Salem is a small college, it challenges you to be a part of something big. In the...
'16 - Education
After attempting to earn her degree multiple times, Shanta's last enrollment at Salem College...
Salem College has made a major contribution to my growth as a student and as a young woman. I've...