Salem International University was established as Salem College in 1888. Founded by the Seventh Day Baptist Church, the college was renamed Salem-Teikyo University following an association with the Teikyo University in 1989. After the alliance ended in 2000, the institute's name was changed to Salem International University. Popularly referred to as SIU or just Salem, the university has a 300-acre campus in Salem, West Virginia.
Salem International University grants the Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Education degrees. SIU also offers a certificate course in educational leadership.
The athletics department of Salem International University fields teams in baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, swimming, golf, water polo, and tennis. The teams are known as the Tigers, and they are members of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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