Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA

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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, a public institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Slippery Rock, PA, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. Enrollment at SRU is nearly eight thousand per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Engineering Technology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1380 - 1630 for the SAT exam and in a range of 19 - 24 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to SRU. SRU has an admissions rate of around 67 percent of which only 39 percent decided to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $9,400 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $13,000 per year. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $6,700 each year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is around 8,600 students, with undergraduate students making up about 88% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $16,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State Tuition: $7,100-$8,500
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $11,000-$12,710
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $290-$350 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $440-$530 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships50%$6,039
Receiving Student Loans79%$8,135

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is close to 63%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years40%
Graduating in 5 Years20%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dance Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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