7,638
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,352
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a University institution located in Slippery Rock, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA  16057-1383
United States
Contact Phone: 724-738-9000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,836
Applied
4,172
Accepted
7,638
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

3,352
Females Applied
2,495
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,484
Males Applied
1,677
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported June 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 546 500 580
SAT Math 538 500 580
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,716
In-state
15,432
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,790
Full-time student fees
10,446
Room & board
6,876
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,352
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,777
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,513
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,497
Avg. Loan Aid
2,713
Avg. Grant Aid
6,066
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,638
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.37%
Black or African American 5.01%
White or Caucasian 85.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 0.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.94%
Other 0.94%

Gender

Male (43.3%)
Female (56.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Day and Concerts

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
University Program Board, Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Council, State Government Association, Black Action Society and Gamer's Guild

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

419
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 349
Part-time - 70
Male - 196
Female - 223