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

After attempting to earn her degree multiple times, Shanta's last enrollment at Salem College helped her reach the finish line! She graduated with a bachelor's degree in education and now...

Each student has the ability to experience her own individuality and to find her true purpose. I cherish this community, and I have Salem to thank for who I have become.”

'16 - Biology

“What I really appreciate about Salem professors is how passionate they are about their fields and how genuinely they care about the students.”

'16 - Education

“The entire Education Department was behind me throughout my journey at Salem.” 

Jacqueline Hogg

After Jackie Hogg studied environmental studies and vocal performance at Salem, she was admitted to Shenandoah Conservatory to pursue an MM in voice performance.