Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,517

$18,233

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,928
Declined 1,441
Total Received 5,369
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Public

7,538

undergraduate students

1,286

graduate students

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School Facts

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, 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, Engineering, and Science. Its 660-acre campus is located in Slippery Rock, 50 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,824
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

660-acre campus in Slippery Rock (Butler County population: 183,862), 50 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh. School operates transportation around campus and through local community.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • University Program Board
  • Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Council
  • State Government Association
  • Black Action Society
  • Gamer's Guild

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Day
  • Concerts
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,928
Declined 1,441
Total Received 5,369

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,571

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room & board $10,446
Additional fees $2,801
Books & supplies $1,590
Other fees $1,634
Total $24,187
Average Financial Aid - $4,571
Total with Avg. Aid $19,616

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, body building/fitness, cycling, cheerleading, equestrian sports, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, in-line hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, outing, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

body building/fitness, cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, outing, rugby, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Homeland Security
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Securities Services Administration/Management
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,824

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

7,538
students

Female
56%
4,205

Male
44%
3,333

15%

1,286
students

Female
75%
966

Male
25%
320

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

7,032
students

Female
56%
3,883

Male
44%
3,149

7%

506
students

Female
64%
322

Male
36%
184

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548

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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