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Kent State University at Salem

Kent State University at Salem is college with 1844 students located in Salem, OH.

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Kent State Salem is located just south of the city at 2491 state Route 45 south. Situated on 100-acres, the campus features a lake and nature trails. The campus recently added a multi-million dollar Health and Science Wing, complete with centralized classrooms and new nursing and radiologic and imagining sciences laboratories. Kent State Salem's second building, the City Center, is located in the heart of downtown Salem at 230 N. Lincoln Ave. It is the site of the former Salem High School and Junior High. Combined with its sister campus, Kent State University at East Liverpool, more than 20 degrees are offered, including 12 bachelor's degrees. The two campuses serve more than 3,500 students annually.

Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,844
Gender 29% Male / 71% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 39% Full Time / 61% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 61% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 89%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Choral Groups
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries student web hosting available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor financial aid counseling
  • Facilities: writers' workshop, science and math lab, academic center
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): dual enrollment of high school students internships accelerated program double major independent study cooperative education cross-registration teacher certification honors program student-designed major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (24%), Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (15%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (14%), Education, Other (14%), Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other (11%), Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations (6%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Associates

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

Any instructional program in education not listed above.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Associates

Any instructional program in health and medical administrative services not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Associates

A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

Associates

A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

A program that prepares individuals to apply the knowledge and skills of general computer programming to the solution of specific operational problems and customization requirements presented by individual software users and organizational users. Includes training in specific types of software and its installation and maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Software Developers, Applications
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.
Software Developers, Systems Software
Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Administration & Faculty

Dean Dr. Stephen G. Nameth
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 45
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 37 : 62
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 33
Tenure Track Faculty 6
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 60
International Faculty 4

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 ARTH 22006 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 3.0 BSCI 10110 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 4.0 BSCI 10110 and 10120 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MATH 12002 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MATH 12002 and MATH LER 5.0
AP Calculus BC 4.0 MATH 12002 and MATH 12003 10.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHEM 10060 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 4.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 5.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 and10061 Pass / No Credit
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 CHIN 15101 and 15102 Pass / No Credit
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10004 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CS 10051 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 4.0 CS10051 and CS 23021 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP Environmental Science 3.0 GEOL 21062 Pass / No Credit
AP European History 3.0 A&S HUM LER 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 FR 13201 and 13202 Pass / No Credit
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 GER 11201 and 1120 Pass / No Credit
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEOG 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 ITAL 15201 and 15202 Pass / No Credit
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECON 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Microeconomics 3.0 ECON 22060 Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 3.0 MUS 11121 Pass / No Credit
AP Physics B 3.0 PHY 13001 and 13021 and 13002 and 1302 Pass / No Credit
AP Psychology 3.0 PSYC 11762 Pass / No Credit
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 SPAN 18201 and 18202 Pass / No Credit
AP Statistics 3.0 MATH 10041 Pass / No Credit
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10100 Pass / No Credit
AP United States History 3.0 HIST 12070 and 12071 Pass / No Credit
AP World History 3.0 HIST 11050 and 11051 Pass / No Credit

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

59% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
23% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
5% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,228 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $9,207
$30K-$48K $9,530
$48K-$75K $11,837
$75K-$110K $13,699
$110K+ $13,890

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $5,554, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,554 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $6,954 $16,914

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,514 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $14,914 $24,874

Students Receiving Aid

67% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 69% $5,623
Federal Scholarships/Grants 61% $4,401
Institutional Grants 7% $1,986
Other Federal Grants 3% $1,413
Other Loans 1% $12,576
Pell Grants 61% $4,325
Student Loans 70% $5,779

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

5% of students graduated on time.

31% of students graduated in six years.

56% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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