Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA, USA
3.93 Average Rating
Founded in 1889, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a public institution offering master’s level courses and some doctoral programs. SRU is based in the rural town of Slippery Rock and is part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The most popular majors are occupational safety and health technician; foods, nutrition and wellness studies; and special education and teaching. Admissions are considered “selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
87%
Out of State Students
12%
0
100
71%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
8,895
Total Number of Undergrads
7,638
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
50%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
66%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,557
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,500
Out-of-State Tuition
$14,600
0
100
58%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,650
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
211
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Pittsburgh
Sharon
Philadelphia
Washington
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.93 Average Rating
Slippery Rock gives students an opportunity to further their education intellectually and creatively. This university gives students the information and help so that they can continue to figure out the path that is best for them. Slippery Rock University is the right choice for a college if you are willing to work hard, strive for your goals, and find a major that fits your personality, mind set, and passion for life.
Taylour from Bainbridge, PA
The academics, beauty, and friendliness on the campus depict the success of Slippery Rock University as a whole. Because of the manageable workload, students are more than able to achieve and excel at their personal and academic goals; the campus allows a serenity through its cleanliness and woodsy quality necessary in a successful environment. The campus is filled with smiling and welcoming faces of students and faculty who are eager to witness the successions of prospective students; this creates a comfortable, and homey setting required to achieve ultimate greatness and gratitude.
Maria from Lancaster, NY

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