Make Your Home at Salem College as a Transfer Student

Are you considering transferring to Salem College? We welcome the drive and personal insight that it takes to make such a decision, and we want to provide you with all the information you need for a smooth transition.

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If you are interested in transferring to Salem College, please take a moment to review our minimum requirements below. While you will be evaluated primarily on your college-level performance, you must still meet the requirements for all undergraduate applicants.

When to Apply

Since we use a rolling admissions process, there are no formal deadlines for applying as a transfer student to Salem College. However, to be considered for the upcoming semester, we recommend that you apply by the following:

  • December 1 for January Term and spring semesters
  • August 1 for the fall semester, although applications will be considered up until the start of classes -  August 22, 2018.

Although we do not require a personal interview for admission, we would like to meet you. We encourage you to visit Salem, meet with a staff member in our Office of Admissions, talk with our professors and students, sample a class, and tour the campus. As we get to know more about you, we hope you will become better acquainted with Salem.

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Students may apply to Salem in several ways:

NOTE: If you are interested in transferring to Salem’s Graduate Studies or Teacher Licensure program, please contact the Education Department at 336-721-2658.

As part of your Salem transfer application, you will need to include the following documents:

  • An official transcript from each college you have attended (transcripts must be sent directly from each previous college)
  • Dean’s Release Form, completed by the Dean of Students of the most recent college attended
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. The person writing the recommendation may use a recommendation form either in place of or in addition to the letter.
  • 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 currently enrolled
  • If you have fewer than 24 hours of college-level coursework, you must submit an official high school transcript (showing date of graduation) and official SAT/ACT scores.


North Carolina Community Colleges Transfer Equivalency List

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