Kent State University Salem Campus

Kent State University Salem Campus

The Kent State University - Salem Campus is one of the campuses of the Kent State University which was founded in 1910. The operations for the Salem Campus of the university started at the old Salem High School in 1962. It later moved to its present location in Salem, Ohio, in 1971. The Kent State University - Salem Campus confers baccalaureate and associate's degrees to the students. It also offers various certificate programs.

The students of Kent State University - Salem Campus are associated with a number of clubs and organizations including the Student Government Organization, Honors Club, Horticulture Club, Nursing Club, Human Services Technology Club, and Radiologic Technology Club.

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Contacting Kent State Salem

Kent State University Salem Campus
2491 State Route 45 South
Salem , OH 44460
General Phone: (330) 332-0361

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Kent State Salem Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology61radiation therapist
Education and Teaching23education courses
Landscaping and Horticulture11applied horticulture
Business and Management10business
Medical Administration8health and medical administrative
Liberal Arts6liberal arts and humanities
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering3computer applications programming

Number of programs and degrees for Kent State Salem in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree968
Bachelor's degree291
Award of less than 1 academic year11

Kent State Salem Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kent State Salem had a total enrollment of 1,268 students (1,254 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 2%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 21%
20-21 20%
22-24 17%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Kent State Salem Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 52 %

Kent State Salem Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Salem, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Kent State Salem Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,770
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,202
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Kent State Salem participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 305107)

Kent State Salem Faculty

Kent State Salem has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year6$65,8852*
Assistant professoracademic year8$50,05013$51,271
Instructoracademic year0*1*
Lectureracademic year2*8$45,244
All faculty totalacademic year17$56,27924$50,347

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kent State Salem Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications

Education And Teaching
Education, Other

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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