Salem Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Salem

Kent State University at Salem
Four or more years; Public; $14,196 average out-state tuition; $5,664 average in-state tuition
Allegheny Wesleyan College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $5,600 average out-state tuition; $5,600 average in-state tuition
Hannah E Mullins School of Practical Nursing
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public

Salem Area Scholarships

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Jay Hall Scholarship

Ohio University

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Jay Hall Scholarship

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Salem is a city almost entirely in northern Columbiana County, Ohio, United States, with a small district in southern Mahoning County. At the 2010 census, the city's population was 12,303. Salem is the principal city of the Salem, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, although the small portion of the city that extends into Mahoning County is considered part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Salem is 25 miles southwest of Youngstown and 30 miles east of Canton.

Founded by the Quaker society in 1806, Salem was notably active in the abolitionist movement of the early- to mid-19th century as a hub for the American Underground Railroad. Through the 20th century, Salem served as one of many industrial towns in the Mahoning Valley. Today, the city enjoys being an exurb of Youngstown and is the commercial hub of northwestern Columbiana County.

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