Tuition & Fees

$10,517

$18,233

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
59%
400-499
21%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
60%
400-499
24%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,172
Declined + 1,664
Total Received 5,836
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Public

7,638

undergraduate students

1,257

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Exercise/rehabilitative Sciences
  3. Safety Management
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Codes

SAT 2658
ACT 3716

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,895
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)

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Slippery Rock, PA

660-acre campus in Slippery Rock (Butler County population: 187,108), 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

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 10% of male students
 
8 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
59%
400-499
21%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
60%
400-499
24%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
50%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
59%
12-17
11%

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

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,172
Declined + 1,664
Total Received 5,836

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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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,352

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,876
Board $3,570
Additional fees $2,801
Books & supplies $1,560
Total $22,523
Average Financial Aid - $9,352
Total with Avg. Aid $13,171

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,009,127
State $7,778,729
Institutional $1,183,095
Other external $42,100
Total $20,013,051

Non-need-based

Federal
State $686,227
Institutional $3,521,311
Other external $2,243,301
Total $6,450,839

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 724 738-2044
F: 724 738-2922
financial.aid@sru.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Alyssa Dobson
Director of Financial Aid
alyssa.dobson@sru.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Basketball, Flag Football, Futsal, Indoor Floor Hockey, Inline Hockey, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kickball, Kinball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Paul Lueken (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Erienne Roberts (women's)
Assistant To Athletic Director/compliance
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Mascot
Rocky
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
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
Corporate Security
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
Homeland Security
Hospitality/Event Management
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Programs
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Therapy
Nursing
Older Adult Community Counseling
Online Teaching/eLearning
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
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Exercise/rehabilitative Sciences
  3. Safety Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,895

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

7,638
students

Female
57%
4,331

Male
43%
3,307

14%

1,257
students

Female
74%
925

Male
26%
332

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

7,125
students

Female
56%
3,984

Male
44%
3,141

7%

513
students

Female
68%
347

Male
32%
166

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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
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

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

semester 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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
Nepal
South Korea
Sri Lanka
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

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