1 Morrow Way Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383 724-738-2015
http://www.sru.edu/ asktherock@sru.edu
About Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • Year of Foundation 1889
  • Size of Campus 600 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,414
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 9%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,804 in-state, $8,706 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,884
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 7,703
Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889 by the citizens of the borough of Slippery Rock, is the region's premier public residential university. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility. SRU opened its doors March 26, 1889 as Slippery Rock State Normal School with a mandate to train interested and able persons to be teachers. SRSNS, over the years, fulfilled its mandate well, graduating thousands of students to staff the public schools in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration; Homecoming; Week of Welcome (Freshman Program); Family Day; Student Theater Productions; Greek Week; International Student Dinners; Dinner Theatre; Football Games; CARE Trips Spring Break Community Service Projects; Annu
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Omega; Beta Beta Beta; Chi Sigma Iota; Delta Alpha Chi; Delta Mu Delta; Eta Sigma Gamma; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Kappa Delta Pi; Lamda Epsilon Delta; Lamda Pi Eta; Lamda Sigma; Mu Phi epsilon; National Residence Hall Honorary; Nursing Honor Society;
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) All Saints Fellowship; Campus Crusade for Christ; Coalition for Christian Outreach; Gospel Choir; Latter Day Saints Student Association; New Life Christian Fellowship; Newman Club; Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi Alpha; Black Action Society; Delta Sigma Theta; French Club; German Club; Internations Club; Kappa Delta Pi; Latino Student Organization; Phi Beta Sigma; Russian Club; Slippery Rock Friends of T
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Setting Rural
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh (50)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh (50)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 94%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), women's dorms (11%), apartment for single students (7%), special housing for disabled students (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 84%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 150
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 503,376
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 6,750
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,048
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 49,680
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Japan CollectionSlippery Rock University ArchivesWestern Pennsylvania HistoryCurriculum CollectionLarge Children's Collection
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Number Of Microforms 1,523,369
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Number Of Subscriptions 599
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs US Federal GovernmentEnterprise Rent-A-CarGeorge Junior RepublicNumerous school districtsPublic accounting firms
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years 75%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 63%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural