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Salem, VA Area Scholarships

Salem is an independent city in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,802. It is the county seat of Roanoke County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Salem with Roanoke County for statistical purposes.

Salem is bordered by the city of Roanoke and is included in the same Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) from Blacksburg, 104 miles (167 km) from Greensboro, North Carolina, 120 miles (190 km) from Charlottesville, and 250 miles (400 km) from Knoxville, Tennessee.

Roanoke College is located in the city. The Division III Men's Basketball Championship and Stagg Bowl are held there annually, though the latter is scheduled to relocate beginning in 2018. Salem is also the home to a minor league baseball team, the Salem Red Sox, formerly the Salem Avalanche.

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Schools in and around Salem, VA

Roanoke College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $41,110 average out-state tuition; $41,110 average in-state tuition
American National University
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,832 average out-state tuition; $14,832 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute–Salem
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition