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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a public institution located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. Slippery Rock is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

95 Undergraduate Degrees
$24,051 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
71% Acceptance Rate

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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

SRU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#81 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SRU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#50 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards SRU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#46 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#49 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania?

Location of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Contact details for SRU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
Phone: 724-738-9000
Website: https://www.sru.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/slipperyrockuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/slipperyrocku

How Do I Get Into SRU?

You can apply to SRU online at: https://www.sru.edu/admissions/apply-now

Admission Requirements for SRU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SRU?

71% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
90% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, SRU may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to SRU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 580. Math scores were between 500 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania  ( 500 to 580 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania  ( 500 to 580 )
200
800
SRU received ACT scores from 28% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania  ( 18 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania?

$24,051 Net Price
80% Take Out Loans
4.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SRU is $24,051. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SRU, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $8,913 a year. That adds up to $35,652 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SRU is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,968 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,440 undergraduate students at SRU, with 6,968 being full-time and 472 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SRU

There are also 1,338 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,968 full-time undergraduates at SRU, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SRU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SRU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 71
Black or African American 323
Hispanic or Latino 183
White 5,938
International Students 66
Other Races/Ethnicities 387

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 35 countries are represented at SRU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Sri Lanka, and Japan.

Online Learning at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

1,041 Took All Classes Online
2,818 Took At Least One Class Online
6.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 13 master’s degree programs available online at SRU. In 2017-2018, 2,818 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SRU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 19th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of SRU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania was 6.0%. This is the #1,101 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SRU regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SRU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SRU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #285
Nursing #350

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 95 95
TOTAL 95 95

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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