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WVNCC & Salem University Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement

Posted 09/29/22

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West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and Salem University signed a Guaranteed Admission Agreement today making degree completion easier for transfer students who start at Northern and transfer to Salem.

With this newly formed partnership, WVNCC graduates are guaranteed admission to Salem University upon successful completion of an associate degree. This will enable students the opportunity to easily and seamlessly enroll at Salem University to pursue a bachelor’s degree ensuring that all credits will transfer from WVNCC.

“It’s exciting anytime we are able to partner with institutions like Salem University that share our commitment to student success,” commented WVNCC President Dr. Daniel Mosser. “We just made a bachelor’s degree more attainable and affordable for students who start at Northern then transfer to Salem University.”

"We are very proud and excited to partner with WVNCC,” added Salem University Interim President, Dr. Karen Ferguson. “This is a great opportunity to provide continued support for their graduates and all learners in West Virginia. The Salem University community is looking forward to building this relationship designed to support the needs of individuals, organizations, and the standard of education in West Virginia."

West Virginia Northern Community College’s mission is to educate and empower individuals to achieve academic and career goals, leading to a highly skilled, well-rounded, and accomplished workforce which successfully competes and adapts in a global economy. The College responds to the needs of the region it serves by offering a high-quality learning environment that is accessible, safe, and accommodating while nurturing teamwork and community service. Founded in 1972, WVNCC is comprised of three campuses located in New Martinsville, Weirtonm, and Wheeling.

Salem University was founded in 1888 with the goal of providing comprehensive, affordable degree programs, and that is still the mission that drives them today. The university offers master's, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs, as well as post-master's certificate programs, in a wide array of subject areas and specializations. Find out more by visiting