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IPEDS ID: 214564
OPE ID: 00331100
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Salus University
8360 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027-6262
General information:  (215) 780-1400
Website:  www.salus.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,211 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.salus.edu/Admissions.aspx
Apply Onlinewww.salus.edu/Admissions/Application-Process.aspx
Financial Aidwww.salus.edu/Admissions/Tuition-Financial-Aid.aspx
Disability Serviceswww.salus.edu/Life/Student-Services/OAS/Services.aspx
Mission Statement
  Advancing integrated health care through innovative education, research and clinical services
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty9547
Instructional8845
Research and public service72
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Tuition$28,690
Fees$839
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all graduate)1,211
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Student Gender:
Male: 22%
Female: 78%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 19%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 62%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 8%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 9%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 90%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General14-
Category total14-
Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness6-0
Category total6-0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist-49-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--0
Occupational Therapy/Therapist87514
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other13--
Optometry-157-
Physician Assistant41--
Public Health, General9d--
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other10-9
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30--
Category total190d21123
Grand total19721523
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • Students receive Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)01/01/1954)12/31/2010
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAccredited since ((!)04/01/2016)TBD
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degreeAccredited since (04/06/2014)04/06/2018
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programsAccredited since (06/30/1941)12/31/2024
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAccredited since (07/01/2006)08/01/2026
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsPreaccredited (07/01/2015 - 07/20/2019)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (07/20/2019)06/30/2020
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/140526.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201620152014
Default rate0.8%0.4%0.4%
Number in default211
Number in repayment243250235
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)