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SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY - [SRU], SLIPPERY ROCK, PENNSYLVANIA

Slippery Rock, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1889Established Year
  8866Enrollment

Slippery Rock University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Imparting education since 1889, Slippery Rock University is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. It was originally established for the purpose of training teachers but now offers programs from a variety of disciplines including management and science courses. Some of the popular programs offered by Slippery Rock University include arts, business, management, education, engineering, and environmental science.

Slippery Rock University Rankings by US News

  • Ranked 75 in regional universities north.
  • Ranked 88 in top performers on social mobility among the US universities
  • Online bachelor's program has been ranked 166 among all the other online bachelor's program of the US
  • Ranked 55-71 in best online graduate criminal justice program in the US

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus Setting Rural
Establishment Year1889
LocationSlippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Official Websitewww.sru.edu
No. of Campuses1
No. of Programs OfferedOver 190

Campus Location

Campus of Slippery Rock University is situated at the borough of Slippery Rock in Butler Country, Pennsylvania. The 600-acre campus is less than an hour away from the north of Pittsburgh, one hour south of Erie, and 45 minutes east of Youngstown, Ohio.

Residence Facilities

Slippery Rock University provides fun, friendly, and safe on-campus accommodation facility. It is a great place to live and learn. It has affordable residence halls with expansive rooms and a variety of enjoyable amenities. These are Building A, Building B, Building D, Building E, Building F, North Hall, Rhoads Hall, Watson Hall.

Apart from this, apartment suites are also available. Here roommates share the common living areas while each has a private bedroom. The rooms are fully furnished with storage area. They are supported with all the necessary facilities including laundry, cable tv, air conditioner and more.

Programs Offered

Slippery rock university offers over 150 majors and minors at the undergraduate level. Some of the popular majors include arts, business, management, education, engineering, environment. Apart from this it also offers more than 40 masters and three doctoral degree programs.

All About Application Process

Application Portal: University accepts application through its online application portal.

Application Deadline: International students, applying for undergraduate programs, should apply by June 1. Application for graduate programs is accepted for fall, spring, summer and winter session.

Application Fee: A 30 USD is required to be paid.

Admission Requirements for international students

  • Official secondary/high school transcript or college transcript, translated into English.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo English test scores
  • Financial statement verifying resources to pay for total one year expense in the US
  • Copy of passport.

Slippery Rock University Cost of Attendance

Annual cost of attendance for full-time undergraduate and graduate students is provided below:

Expense TypeCost (per year)
TuitionUndergraduate: 15,895 USD;
Graduate: 14,412 USD
Rooms and Meals10,446 USD
Fees3,131 USD
Orientation Fee90 USD
Books and SuppliesUndergraduate: 800 USD;
Graduate: 1,000 USD
Living Expenses1,700 USD

Scholarships Available for International Students

Scholarships are given to those outstanding students who demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and leadership both inside and outside the classroom. Slippery Rock University offers all new undergraduate international students merit-based and need-based financial aid award, valued at approximately 3500 USD, deducted from the full out of state tuition rate.

Some of the scholarships awarded to full-time international students are:

  • Provost scholarship for global diversity and academic achievement.
    • The scholarship is valued at 1500 USD.
    • It is applied to fall and spring terms only. Initial scholarship is awarded upon admission.
    • To retain the scholarship one must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Presidential Award for Academic Excellence:
    • Scholarship is valued at 500 USD.
    • It is applicable for fall and spring terms only.
    • The award is granted after an international student has completed either their first year or first semester at Slippery Rock University.
    • To retain the scholarship, one must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

On-Campus Work Opportunity:

Slippery Rock University's international students are eligible to work on-campus. Current wages are 7.25 USD per hour. Students can work up to 20 hours per week when classes are in session and up to 37.5 hours per week over summer break and holiday periods.

Alumni of Slippery Rock University

The alumni association of Slippery Rock University consists of graduates and former students representing all eras of its proud history. Some of the famous alumni of slippery rock university are given below:

  • Janet Anderson, professional golfer
  • Stephen Bolles, lawyer and politician
  • Brian Minto, professional boxer
  • Todd Tamarind Clark, poet and composer
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Slippery Rock University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population10516
FAFSA Code003327
Application Cost$30
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$16,494 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score108010001160 90%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540500580-
Mathematics540500580-
ACTCheck Detailed Score221924 28%
English211824-
Mathematics211824-

Slippery Rock University Acceptance Rate

71.5%

Acceptance Rate

5836

Total Applicants

10516

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

39.9%

Male

60.1%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program71.5%
Total Applicants12144
Total Enrolled8681
Graduate
Graduate Programs71.5%
Total Applicants2567
Total Enrolled1835

Slippery Rock University Enrollment

Enrollment
Slippery Rock University Enrollment10516
Undergraduate Enrollment8681
Graduate Enrollment1835
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate69.8%

Attendance Cost

$16,494

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,494 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,494 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,560 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,312 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,300 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,470 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,628 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,810 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,844 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Dance
ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Theatre
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
564244801162125

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

6.2/10

8/10academic
6/10infrastructure
3/10placements
8/10faculty
7/10extracurricular
5/10accommodation

Reviews

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Blake soto, USA Exercise science
Slippery Rock University
Alumna/alumnus , Batch : 2017
6.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

AN INSIDE LOOK AT EXERCISE SCIENCE AT SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY

As a transfer student, I chose this university as an incoming sophomore in order to commute from home and save money. I also chose it because the Exercise Science program is reputed as one of the best in the country.


Course Curriculum - 

The Course Curriculum really sets you apart from students in other university exercise science programs. It is extremely challenging and the professors really push you to achieve your ultimate potential.

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infrastructure
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Book Store

SGA Bookstore0.33 Km
The Birdwatchers Store3.53 Km

Restaurant

Rocky's0.38 Km
Quaker Steak & Lube0.4 Km
Simplified Meals by Ginger0.82 Km
Subway1.01 Km
McDonald's1.09 Km
Bob's Sub & Sandwich Shop1.16 Km
North Country Brewing Co1.22 Km
Camelot Restaurant1.26 Km
Domino's Pizza1.36 Km
B&J Coney Island1.36 Km
Katana Asian Fusion1.38 Km
En Lai1.38 Km
Red Rock Falls1.43 Km
Fox's Pizza Den1.45 Km
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Pharmacy

Rite Aid Pharmacy1.28 Km
Nicole M. Moore, PharmD1.28 Km
Slippery Rock Pharmacy1.37 Km
Angela J. Combine, PharmD1.42 Km

Shopping Mall

Slippery Rock Plaza1.35 Km
Branchton Square3.54 Km

Airport

Flying Acres Airport2.69 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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