Salus University

Overview of Salus University

Salus University is located in a large suburb, in Elkins Park, PA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Salus University top out at the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at Salus University often study medicine, science.

Salus University Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 1,739 students (572 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Salus University. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry is to educate health care professionals and educators, conduct research and provide patient care and rehabilitative services that advance the welfare of the public worldwide."

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Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Biomedical Sciences, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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