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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA, USA
3.93 Average Rating

Founded in 1889, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a 4-year public institution in western Pennsylvania and a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. With campus nestled in the rolling hills of the region, Slippery Rock confers undergraduate degrees in over 150 academic majors and minors. Once every year, SRU holds its annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival celebrating student work from the university’s Dance, Music, Art, and Theater departments. In addition to classroom facilities, the Slippery Rock campus hosts the Old Stone House, a museum dedicated to the area’s rural life and history.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or 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 US National: 28%
0
100
66%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
US 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
Suburb or town
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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