Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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In the World#1952 of 14178
In North America#597 of 2629
In the United States#546 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#27 of 155
In Slippery Rock#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
7,440
Graduates
1,338
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
sru.edu

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%69%72%
Applicants5,7812,3733,408
Admissions4,0841,6342,450
Freshmen enrolled full time1,579656923
Freshmen enrolled part time11

1,801 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,136 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,465 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania are 1000-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
305 or 19%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7504 (86%)
Black or African American377 (4%)
Two or more races325 (4%)
Hispanic218 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown173 (2%)
Asian95 (1%)
Nonresident Alien70 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,229
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,716$9,288
Tuition in-state$7,716$9,288
Tuition out-of-state$11,574$13,932
Fee in-district$2,791$3,371
Fee in-state$2,791$3,371
Fee out-of-state$3,041$4,283

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,600
Combined charge for room and board$10,446
Room charge$6,876
Meal charge$3,570

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Special Education and Teaching, General9310112
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician194
Public Health, General13621
Health and Wellness, General134
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse95
Communication, General88
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General87
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General6118
Business Administration and Management, General5123
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General71
Psychology, General62
Criminology62
Physical Therapy & Therapist54
Reading Teacher Education52
Finance, General50
Social Work47
History, General2620
English Language and Literature, General3210
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy347
Computer and Information Sciences, General41
Marketing & Marketing Management, General39
Physician Assistant36
Mathematics, General1419
Accounting30
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Early Childhood Education and Teaching28
Political Science and Government, General25
Dance, General24
Geology & Earth Science, General24
Athletic Training & Trainer23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other21
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services20
Chemistry, General19
Information Science & Studies18
Art & Art Studies, General16
Homeland Security16
Natural Resources & Conservation, General16
Counseling Psychology16
Music Therapy & Therapist76
Computational and Applied Mathematics13
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies13
Physics, General12
Music, General11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9
Geography8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General8
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General8
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor8
Informatics8
Economics, General7
Educational & Instructional Technology7
Music Performance, General6
Securities Services Administration & Management4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Philosophy3
French Language and Literature2
Information Technology2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Grand Total1,76143566
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%67%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,481
Citations
26,264

Publication count by topic

Psychology
244
Biology
196
Computer science
195
Medicine
151
Mathematics
116
Sociology
76
Economics
76
Business
68
Political science
64
Chemistry
37
Environmental science
34
Geography
30
Engineering
26
History
25
Geology
19
Art
17
Philosophy
17
Materials science
11
Physics
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology12251,276
Psychology13296,405
Environmental science13702,204
Business14191,555
Political science1460384
History156432
Geography1879460
Medicine19064,090
Economics1908666
Geology2016307
Computer science20472,357
Biology21884,530
Mathematics22531,213
Philosophy24415
Art29942
Engineering3905100
Chemistry4253304
Materials science476750
Physics51264

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901726
19911535
19921942
19932359
19941837
19951571
19962796
199735115
199828150
199925163
200029225
200132317
200227403
200329385
200440453
200550469
200631566
200757777
200841926
2009511228
2010511236
2011571321
2012671354
2013691504
2014581863
2015612109
2016662086
2017631833
20181081558
2019851890
2020972733

General info

Alternative namesSRU
Founded1889
WikipediaSlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December;January-May). Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff941
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, 16057-1383
United States
City population4,000
Phone7247389000
Fax+1 (724) 738 2289

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