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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

School Profile

  • Slippery Rock University of PennsylvaniaPublic Four-year University in Slippery Rock, PA
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 7,691
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,547
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 7,620
Graduate Students: 767

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Acting
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry, environmental
  • Bachelor of Clinical/Medical Social Work
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Cytotechnology
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Forensic Chemistry
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of Health Services Administration
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Information systems
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International business, French
  • Bachelor of International business, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, actuarial science
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music Therapy
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Safety
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Playwriting/Screenwriting
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Professional studies
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Science, Technology & Society
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing
  • Bachelor of Theater Design/Stagecraft
  • Bachelor of Theatre Arts Management
  • Bachelor of Therapeutic recreation services

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,235
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $10,012

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Considered but not Required
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Considered but not Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 550
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Pride


  • Ranked #94 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #27 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #357 Nursing
  • Ranked #95 Physical Therapy

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Admissions Address

1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
(724) 738-2015
(800) 929-4778
Fax: (724) 738-2913
Contact: W.C. Vance
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 67%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 67%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 5,932
Female applicants 3,495
Male applicants 2,437
Applicants accepted 4,002
Female applicants accepted 2,456
Male applicants accepted 1,546
Freshman enrollment 1,575
Female freshman enrollment 973
Male freshman enrollment 602
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 81%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.1-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 88%
SAT Critical Reading average score 502
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 460-540
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 517
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 470-560
SAT Writing average score 493
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 450-530
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range 6-8

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 27%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-24

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