Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
(724) 738-2015
(800) 929-4778
Fax: (724) 738-2913

Contact: W.C. Vance
Director of Admissions
Main Address
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
(800) 778-9111

www.sru.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 7,691
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,547
Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,620
Graduate enrollment: 767

Setting
Rural setting
Rural community (under 2,500)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Dance B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
International business, French B
International business, Spanish B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B
Information systems B

Education

Elementary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Occupational Safety B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical/Medical Social Work B
Cytotechnology B
Health Services Administration B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Mathematics, actuarial science B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Professional studies B
Science, Technology & Society B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B
Therapeutic recreation services B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Chemistry, environmental B
Forensic Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (724) 738-9000
Website: https://www.sru.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.sru.edu/admissions/apply-now
Address: 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,778
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,841 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $10,507
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,615
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,229

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Education 3361
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 164
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 221
Mathematics and Statistics 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 121
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 14
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 1846211

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,507
Out-of-state $14,615
Books and supplies $1,624

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,659
Out-of-state $18,215

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,429 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 961 62% $6,229
Student loan aid 1,186 76% $8,729

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,756 63% $6,482
Federal student loans 5,133 68% $6,499

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,781 2,373 3,408
Percent admitted 100% 69% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 27% 28% 27%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,778
Undergraduate enrollment 7,440
Graduate enrollment 1,338

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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