Salem College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Salem College is one of the best universities in the state of North Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Salem College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Salem College.

601 S. Church Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: (336) 721-2621
Web site:

Rankings: Salem College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.3
Graduation and retention ranking: 183
Average freshman retention rate: 78.8%
6-year graduation rate: 53.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 59%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -6
Faculty resources ranking: 95
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 87.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 138
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 930-1180
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 36%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 67%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 58.5%
Financial resources rank: 138
Alumni giving rank: 59
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 34.5%

Salem College History

Essential Facts: Salem College

  • Salem College is a private liberal arts women’s college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
  • Salem College is a private institution that was founded in 1772. Salem College’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #132.
  • Located in the historic Moravian community of Old Salem, Salem College was originally a girls’ school established by the Moravians, who believed strongly in equal education for men and women.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 40%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 85%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, yearbook