At Salem State University, language learning extends beyond the four walls of the classroom to our campus filled with student-led events and to the many historical and unique cultural attractions in the local community.
Achieve Your Academic and Professional Goals Through Personalized English Instruction
You probably have the following questions:
How good is my English? Am I ready for a degree program? How long do I need to learn English? What are my next steps?
Over the past 24 years, we have become experts at answering these questions for international students from over 63 countries around the world who have completed our program and moved on to pursue degrees in business administration, computer science, education, nursing, and other academic programs.
Prepare for the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) by taking diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests to identify your strengths and weaknesses. Learn to take notes while listening to conversations and lectures in an academic setting. Learn strategies to identify and approach a variety of integrated spoken and written tasks that require reading and listening before responding to personal or fact-based topics.
Atlantic Hall is one of Salem State’s most vibrant living areas, overlooking the Marsh Quad, Salem Bike Path, and the salt marsh. Located on Central Campus, this modern residence hall houses a mix 450 sophomores, juniors, and seniors within 77 six-person apartments.
Each fully-furnished apartment includes two double rooms, two...read all
Bates Complex, located on South Campus, houses 360 juniors and seniors in 60 six-person apartments and provides students with a more independent living area.
There are two types of apartments: "flats" which are single-level apartments and "townhouses" which are two-level apartments. Each flat has three double rooms. Most townhouses are...read all
Located on North Campus, Bowditch Hall is one of two First Year Experience residence halls and houses 340 first-year students in double, triple and quad style rooms across six floors with a community area on each floor. Each floor is designated as either single-gender or co-ed (with rooms assigned by...read all
Located on Central Campus, Marsh Hall houses 525 first-years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in double and triple style rooms across five floors. Each floor offers multiple lounge/study areas, kitchenettes, and community and private bathrooms.
On the ground level, Vikings can find an information desk, fitness room, flatscreen TVs, video game...read all
Peabody Hall is one of two First Year Experience residence halls and houses 350 first-year students. The hall is made up of seven floors, each complete with a community area, and offers double, triple and quad style rooms. Each floor is designated as either single-gender or co-ed (with rooms assigned...read all
Viking Hall is the newest of the residence halls at Salem State. Viking houses 350 sophomores and juniors in double and single rooms set up in suites. Each suite consists of student bedrooms, an entryway space, and a bathroom. There are four floors, each with common lounge areas for students...read all