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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Slippery Rock, PA

Location and Setting


Slippery Rock Population
3,670 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Campus Size
660 acres

Weather

Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
159 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Rock Pride
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, university program board, interfraternity council/panhellenic council, state government association, black action society, gamer's guild
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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