Slippery Rock University of PennsylvaniaLogo Slippery Rock University of PennsylvaniaLogo

Tuition & Fees

$9,862

$13,482

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
22

teacher

students

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,092
Declined + 1,797
Total Received 5,889
More Admissions Details

Public

7,664

undergraduate students

1,217

graduate students

More Student Details
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Most Popular Majors

  1. Early Childhood/special Education
  2. Exercise/rehabilitative Sciences
  3. Safety Management
More Majors

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
New York University New York, NY
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
Gannon University Erie, PA
Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA
Ohio University Athens, OH
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
Manhattan College Riverdale, NY
Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
See All School Suggestions for You

Codes

SAT 2658
ACT 3716

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
49%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
44%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
23%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
65%
12-17
0
6-11
12%
Below 6
0
More Admissions Details

School Facts

Slippery Rock, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the College of Education; College of Liberal Arts; College of Business; and College of Health, Environment and Science. Its 660-acre campus is located in Slippery Rock, 50 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,881
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

Scholarships

Virtual Tour

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Take the Tour!

Slippery Rock, PA

660-acre campus in Slippery Rock (population: 3,583), 50 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation around campus and through local community.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1326

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 6% of male students
 
8 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
49%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
44%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
23%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
65%
12-17
0
6-11
12%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,092
Declined + 1,797
Total Received 5,889

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Admissions Contact

Michael May
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions
P: 800 929-4778
F: 724 738-2913
asktherock@sru.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,238
Room $6,620
Board $3,490
Additional fees $2,624
Books & supplies $1,550
Total $21,522
Average Financial Aid - $9,251
Total with Avg. Aid $12,271

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,251

Average financial aid

Scholarships

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,030,501
State $7,666,459
Institutional $1,201,450
Other external $95,375
Total $18,993,785

Non-need-based

Federal
State $747,698
Institutional $3,082,555
Other external $2,501,795
Total $6,332,048

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Rocky
School colors
green and white
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adapted Physical Activity
Addiction Counseling
Adult Community Counseling
Art
Athletic Training
Athletics/Sport/Physical Education
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Community Counseling
Community Counseling/Addiction
Community Counseling/Child/Adolescent
Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Cytotechnology
Dance
Data Analytics
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Mathematics/Science
Elementary Education/Reading
English
English/Professional
English/Traditional
Environmental Education
Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Geography
Geology
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Health/Physical Education
History
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Programs
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Therapy
Nursing
Older Adult Community Counseling
Parks/Recreation
Parks/Resource Management
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Health
Public Relations
Resort Management/Tourism
Safety/Environmental Management
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Secondary English
Secondary History
Secondary Mathematics/Science
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education Supervision
Sports Management
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Sustainable Management
TESL
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
Youth Community Counseling
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Undergraduate

86%

7,664
students

Female
57%
4,341

Male
43%
3,323

Graduate

14%

1,217
students

Female
75%
918

Male
25%
299

undergraduateFull-time

93%

7,161
students

Female
56%
4,003

Male
44%
3,158

undergraduatePart-time

7%

503
students

Female
68%
338

Male
32%
165

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Japan
Nepal
Sri Lanka
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Genevieve Bordogna
International Student Advisor
724 738-2603
genevieve.bordogna@sru.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
^ TOP