Salem College is a liberal arts college for women, and is the oldest female institution in the southern United States. The 64-acre campus of Salem College is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. More than 1,000 students enroll in Salem College annually.
Salem College offers bachelor's degrees in arts, music, and science, and master's degrees in education, and teaching. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees are also offered through the Fleer Center for Adult Education. The college operates the Salem Center of Women Writers, which sponsors lectures and workshops, and organizes a writing contest every year.
The athletics department of Salem College fields teams in basketball, volleyball, swimming, cross country, soccer, and tennis. Students can also participate in club sports like equestrian, softball, and field hockey. Nicknamed the Salem Spirits, the teams are members of the Great South Athletic Conference of the NCAA's Division III. For seven consecutive years, Money Magazine has placed Salem College in its list of the top 10 "Best Buys" women's colleges.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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