Kent State University at Salem

  • Kent State University's eight-campus network, one of the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio. The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse university, while the Regional Campuses - Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges.

School Highlights

Kent State University at Salem serves 1,697 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kent State University at Salem(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty72 staff39 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Kent State University at Salem has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The Kent State University at Salem diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,697 students823 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:127:1
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# Full-Time Students472 students475 students
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# Part-Time Students1,225 students348 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
4%
14%
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% White
84%
66%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
4%
8%
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Diversity Score0.290.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,700$30,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,664 is more than the state average of $4,856. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,624 is more than the state average of $11,120. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,664$4,856
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,624$11,120
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,000$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$6,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Since its founding as a teacher-training school in 1910, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and beyond as one of the premiere Ohio colleges. The university also has earned acclaim for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole. From an "outreach" program based in the old Salem High School (1962) to leased facilities- at $1 a year - at the Bliss Company's South Broadway office building (1966) to the original construction of the present campus (1971), the Kent State University Salem Campus has grown with the communities it serves. Kent State's Salem Campus, located just south of the city, features a lake and a 25-acre outdoor classroom and nature walk. Kent State Salem offers a proud tradition of excellence in academic programs, teaching and service in a friendly and beautiful environment. Whether you are here for a single course, a certificate or an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree, our administration, faculty and staff are here to serve you. Kent State University Salem Campus offers coursework and classes leading to Bachelor of Science nursing degrees for professionally-minded students. Besides our nursing education programs, the Salem Campus also provides academic instruction in horticulture, business management, radiologic technology, computer technology, early childhood education and more. Come for a visit and discover why historic Salem, Ohio, is a great place for nursing degrees from one of KSU's regional campuses. Kent State University is accredited without reservation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Kent State University at Salem is Ohio Valley College of Technology (18.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 201 students | 18.70 Mi15258 State Route 170
    East Liverpool, OH 43920
    (330) 385-1070
    18.70201
  • National College-Youngstown
    Private, for profit
    118 students | 21.20 Mi3487 Belmont Ave
    Youngstown, OH 44505
    (330) 759-0205
    21.20118
  • 1,123 students | 21.80 Mi400 E 4th St
    East Liverpool, OH 43920
    (330) 385-3805
    21.801,123
  • ETI Technical College
    Private for-profit
    129 students | 23.00 Mi2076 Youngstown Warren Rd
    Niles, OH 44446
    (330) 652-9919
    23.00129
  • Trumbull Business College
    Trumbull Business College Photo - Trumbull Business College
    Private, for profit
    192 students | 24.10 Mi3200 Ridge Road
    Warren, OH 44484
    (330) 369-3200
    24.10192
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