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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA 4-Year Public

About Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Slippery Rock, PA, less than an hour from Pittsburgh.

Founded in 1889, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania currently enrolls around 8,876 students a year, including 7,415 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $36,744,800. For each full-time student, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania spends about $7,700.

2021 Admissions Facts About Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance rate: 74%

Average GPA: 3.51

Mean ACT score: 22

Mean SAT score: 1074

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: June 15

What is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania's acceptance rate?

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is 74 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is 3.51 out of 4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1074. The mean ACT scores is 22.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, around 83 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 1,586 students who started at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania as first-time freshman, 862 graduate within four years.

Around 69 percent of students who started at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 81 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $36,817 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania a good school for YOU?

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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by June 15.

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College Info

1 Morrow Way Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383

Campus Setting: Small Town

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is Mar 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

500 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 590

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,781

In State

$29,680

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,716
$14,615
Fees
$2,791
$2,791
Housing
$10,650
$10,650
Books
$1,624
$1,624

Student Life

Wondering what life at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is like? There are approximately 8,824 students enrolled at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, including 7,538 undergraduate students and 1,286 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from PA and 9% percent of students are from other states.

93%

Full Time

7%

Part Time

91%

In State

9%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,824

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,507

Out-of-State

$17,406

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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