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Slippery Rock, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education, Health and Human Services, and Information Science and Business Administration. Its 600-acre campus is located in Slippery Rock, 50 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Website: www.sru.edu

Public
Co-ed
7,538
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 4,205 Women
(44.2%) 3,333 Men
1,286
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 5,369 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
540 average
500-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,907
Out-of-state: $32,623
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,517
Out-of-state: $18,233
Room and Board
$10,446
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$9,433
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,450
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 13% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 15% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Slippery Rock Population
3,670 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Rock Pride
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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