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Tuition

$10,522

$13,834

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,667
Declined + 1,808
Total Received 5,475
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise/Rehabilitative Sciences
  2. Early Childhood/Special Education
  3. Safety Management
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School Facts

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,347
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  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)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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Codes

SAT 2658
ACT 3716

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Public

7,595

undergraduate students

752

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
46%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
43%
400-499
42%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
58%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
65%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Slippery Rock, PA

660-acre campus in Slippery Rock (population: 3,670), 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

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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

 
8 fraternities 11% of male students
 
7 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
46%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
43%
400-499
42%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
58%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
65%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
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)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

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

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,667
Declined + 1,808
Total Received 5,475

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 $6,622
Room $6,362
Board $3,236
Additional fees $2,405
Books & supplies $1,495
Total $20,120
Average Financial Aid - $8,915
Total with Avg. Aid $11,205

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,915

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,980,917
State $7,758,867
Institutional $898,633
Other external $35,395
Total $18,673,812

Non-need-based

Federal
State $511,934
Institutional $1,968,834
Other external $2,170,731
Total $4,651,499

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
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adapted Physical Activity
Addiction Counseling
Adult Community Counseling
Art
Athletic Training
Athletics/Sport/Physical Education
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Chemistry
Communication
Community Counseling
Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Cytotechnology
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Mathematics/Science
Elementary Education/Reading
English
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
International Business
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Therapy
Nursing
Older Adult Community Counseling
Parks/Recreation
Parks/Resource Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Studies
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
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
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
Youth Community Counseling
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Undergraduate

91%

7,595
students

Female
56%
4,275

Male
44%
3,320

Graduate

9%

752
students

Female
72%
543

Male
28%
209

undergraduateFull-time

92%

7,057
students

Female
56%
3,910

Male
44%
3,147

undergraduatePart-time

8%

538
students

Female
68%
365

Male
32%
173

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
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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

credit hours

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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
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

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 36
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ireland
Japan
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants 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

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