Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock, PA

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$9,984

$13,842

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,040
Declined 1,421
Total Received 5,461
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Public

8,308

undergraduate students

1,930

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1889, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,238
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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
570
25th
490
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,040
Declined 1,421
Total Received 5,461

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,192

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,876
Board $3,570
Additional fees $2,268
Books & supplies $1,624
Total $22,054
Average Financial Aid - $6,192
Total with Avg. Aid $15,862

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,720,112
State $7,468,934
Institutional $1,512,147
Other external $164,512
Total $19,865,705

Non-need-based

Federal
State $896,308
Institutional $4,701,708
Other external $2,461,204
Total $8,059,220

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Acting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Computational and Applied Mathematics. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Criminology. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
Homeland Security. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Informatics. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes yes
Petroleum Engineering. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Securities Services Administration/Management. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Science/public Health
  2. Exercise/rehabilitative Sciences
  3. Safety Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • 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

10,238

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

8,308
students

Female
56%
4,625

Male
44%
3,683

19%

1,930
students

Female
77%
1,487

Male
23%
443

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

7,519
students

Female
55%
4,151

Male
45%
3,368

9%

789
students

Female
60%
474

Male
40%
315

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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

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