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The city of Salina has a population of about 47,000 and is located at the crossroads of two major interstates (I-70 and I-135).

Salina offers a 50:50 mix of specialty-to-primary care physicians, and its hospital is a major referral center for patients and critical access hospitals from a wide geographic region. Students in Salina will discover a vibrant and active health care community. More than 120 physicians practice all specialties at the Salina Regional Health Center (SRHC), a 390-bed regional hospital. Students in the schools of Medicine and Nursing receive quality training experiences guided by experienced physicians and nurses. 

Salina has a vibrant downtown, with a variety of local shops, restaurants and businesses and community events throughout the year. Photo by Tanner Colvin.
Overhead structures bring art deco style to Santa Fe Avenue in Downtown Salina. Photo by Tanner Colvin.
A historic community along the Smoky Hill River, Salina has grown into a commercial and cultural hub for the region. Photo by Tanner Colvin.
Home to around 47,000 residents, Salina offers affordable living along with family-friendly attractions and amenities. Photo by Tanner Colvin.

About Salina

The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce said it best: "Salina is an affordable place to live featuring low-cost transportation and quality health care. Salina has become a regional employment, retail, medical and hospitality hub for North Central and Central Kansas."

Here's a few other bragging points about our city:

  • A growing skilled workforce
  • Low crime rates
  • Impressive school test scores
  • Varied attractions and events 

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