Salem International UniversityThe picturesque 300-acre main campus in beautiful, wild West Virginia has been called both an "educational retreat, ' and 'a light in the hills. ' Founded in 1888 as Salem College, Salem International University is a campus-based institution that is committed both to West Virginia and to its role as an international leader in technology-based educational delivery systems.
Students have a true multi-cultural experience by joining a campus community with students from 24 countries around the world and 42 states across the nation.
They can also have an unconventional academic focus with a degree in education, business, applied computer science, criminal justice or biology.
SIU provides a career focused approach to higher education that recognizes the importance of a global economy.
Salem International University is an institution of higher learning and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the West Virginia State Board of Education.
Why Salem International University ?
SIU's student: teacher ratio of 14:1 provides students the opportunity for individual attention. Plus, SIU's academic calendar is sequenced to provide eight-week modules throughout the year. On-campus students can begin classes six times throughout the year (or every other month), an arrangement that makes it easier for international students to enroll at SIU. Online students can begin classes 12 times per year every month!
SIU's international partnerships means students have links to educational centres in more than 60 countries across the globe. SIU students are currently enrolled online throughout the world, as well as in traditional on-campus classes at its home in West Virginia, with a highly diverse student body.
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SIU will accept NON-traditional credits (C or better) and transfer them into a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Applied Management. This gives you the opportunity of a TRADITIONAL 4 year degree, if you have gone to a business, trade, technical school or community college to increase your career prospect.
Graduates are prepared to succeed in the global job market by a curriculum that supports a strong academic major while integrating SIU's international goals. Students can study specialized subjects like Equine Career and Industry Management, International Business, Japanese Studies or Molecular Biology. Or, students can major in traditional fields like business management or education.
SIU's rural 300-acre campus is in one of the most beautiful states in the nation: West Virginia. Students at SIU are within two hours of Pittsburgh, a half-day's drive to Washington, D. C. , and are close to some of the best whitewater rafting and snow-skiing areas in the United States.
As Salem International University, the institution charted a new course for itself and for American higher education. While retaining the tradition of small classes and providing extra attention to students, Salem International University now seeks to provide students with an international, intercultural educational experience. Its faculty has adopted a flexible modular that facilitates the entrance of students on a rolling basis throughout the year. The faculty has also internationalized the curriculum and is continuing to explore ways of providing internships and expanding study abroad opportunities. Salem International University encourages the involvement of all faculty, students, and staff in the process of implementing its international mission.
SIU is Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
THE MISSION OF SIU is to prepare global citizens with broad knowledge, marketable professional skills and the ability to make decisions with integrity and international perspective.
SIU Admissions Office
1- 800-283-4562, ask for International Admissions Office or call directly at (304) 782-5336.