National College of Business & Technology (Salem): Narrative Description

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1813 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153
Tel: (540)986-1800
Free: 800-664-1886
Fax: (540)986-1344
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Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of National College of Business and Technology. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1886. Setting: 3-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 756. Faculty: 75 (13 full-time, 62 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 346 applied, 100% were admitted. Students come from 15 other countries, 24% from out-of-state. Retention: 70% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Peterson's Universal Application. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Tuition: $6408 full-time, $178 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $75 full-time, $15 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available. Main library plus 1 other with 25,867 books and 40 serials. 35 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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