Pennsylvania-based Slippery Rock University founded in 1889 offers over 150 undergraduate programs and 40 graduate programs in different areas of study like arts, business, communications, physical health sciences, etc. International students from over 30 countries study full-time at this university. The average tuition of the organization is very affordable which makes it a coveted institute of the US Education System for international students.
The institute received 5,370 applications in the fall of 2018. Of the total, the institute offered admissions at an acceptance rate of around 73% and about 40% of them got enrolled. This reflects that the institute is a lightly selective institute to get into and any cnacidate with a decent overall profile is eligible for admissions.
Some of the salient points to be noted when seeking admission at Slippery Rock University is as mentioned below.
|Application portal||Admissions application (Online/Print)|
|Application fee||30 USD (could vary as per program)|
|Average SAT score||1010-1170|
|Average ACT score||19-25|
|Mode of payment||Wire transfer/Credit card (VISA/MasterCard/AmEx)/cheque or money order.|
|Academic calendar||Semester based|
|Work experience||Not required|
|Financial aid||scholarship, grants, loans and employment|
The institute offers a plethora of undergraduate and graduate courses but does not have a fixed deadline for its various programs and instead offers admissions on a rolling basis. The international undergraduate student deadline for the year has been extended and shifted forward to the below mentioned date.
|International undergraduate applicant||June 1, 2020|
|International graduate applicant||Fall- March 1|
Spring- September 1 (dates could vary as per individual programs)
The university welcomes international students from all over the world to take part in the programs they have to offer. The university offers a range of undergraduate minors and major and graduate programs for the interested students, in several liberal art fields including, arts, business, engineering and many more.
To apply to SRU, students need to fulfil the requirements as mentioned and submit their applications and documents to the contact listed below.
Application fee: 30 USD
Basic Admission requirements:
Students who have been accepted would receive an email regarding their enrolment packet which would contain their I-20 forms, the student would have to clarify what shipping preference they would like. While applying for the visa, students would have to curate all their documents to get their F-1 visa to study in the USA. Few important documents include:
Slippery Rock university offers over 150+ undergraduate majors and minors for the students to choose from, including, Arts, Business, Communications, Engineering, Technology etc. Students can apply to their programs upon submitting their admissions application, online or printed.
Application portal:admission application (Online/Print)
Application fee: 30 USD
|Test Name||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
All the documents are to be submitted to email@example.com
The institute has over 40 graduate programs to offer to its aspirants seeking to study in the USA including degrees like MBA, MS, MA, etc. The requirements for the graduate programs all differ and the portal to apply as well. International students have a limited number of graduate programs they can apply to.
General Graduate Admission Requirements:
It is encouraged to provide translated transcripts. Credential evaluation by WES and other approved agencies are also high;y recommended. International applicants must confirm their program-specific requirements other than the ones mentioned above.
The program-specific requirements for some of the popular courses available at the institute are tabulated below.
|Requirements||MBA||MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education||MS in Athletic Training||MA in Clinical Mental Health Counselling||MS in Adapted Physical Activity|
|GRE/GMAT||GMAT (Waived)||GRE/GMAT (Waived)||Not required||GRE/GMAT (Waived)||Not required|
|Essay||Not required||Required||Not required||Required||Required|
|Work experience||Not required||Not required||Required||Not required||Not required|
|Professional CV/Resume||Not required||Not Required||Required||Not required||Not required|
|Deadlines||March 1/September 1/December 1/August 1||March 1||March 1||March 1||September 1|
Majority of graduate programs at Slippery Rock University are conducted online, hence due to the SEVP guidelines, international students can enrol in a few chosen courses only. The university provides an array of financing options for their students including campus employment, Graduate assistantships, etc. Upon getting accepted the students are automatically issued their I-20 forms without needing to apply separately.
To be admitted to Slippery Rock University undergraduate courses, the student should have a strong college preparatory curriculum, extracurricular activities and academic records. A GPA of 3.0 is required for admission to graduate programs.