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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, USA

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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (also known as The Rock or SRU) is a public, master's-level university that offers some doctoral programs. SRU is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education(PASSHE).


All-American, four-year letter winner in all sports at Slippery Rock University. Majored in Sport Management and excelled in classes that were voted “The Hardest to Pass” by fellow students. Did an internship at the Rocket student newspaper, where it wrote for the sport section.


SRU offers over 150 majors and minors at the undergraduate level and 40 masters & three doctoral degree programs.

Student Culture

SRU is a vibrant hub of arts and culture. From concerts to our annual arts festival, there are so many cool things for your to check out or even participate in. The SUR community is built on active and engaged students like you.

Quick Facts

SRU is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education(PASSHE). Slippery Rock University is located in Slippery Rock.


Undergraduate / Graduate & Professional


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School Type
Tuition & Fees
7,716 per semester
Test Score
TOEFL 61 / IELTS 6.0
Accept. Rate / Min. GPA
66% / 3.0

Programs and Majors

  • Accounting (BSBA)
  • Art (BA)
  • Art (BFA)
  • Art (BFA) - Teacher Certification in Conjunction with Carlow University
  • Athletic Training (BS)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Community Health (BS)
  • Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities (BS)
  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice (BA)
  • Dance (BA)
  • Economics (BSBA)
  • Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English Literature (BA)
  • English Writing
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Exercise Science (BS)
  • Finance (BSBA)
  • First Year Studies
  • French (BA)
  • Geography
  • Health and Physical Education: Teacher Education (BSEd)
  • Health Services Administration (BS)
  • History (BA)
  • Honors
  • Information Systems (BS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Institute for Community, Service-Learning, and Nonprofit Leadership
  • International Services
  • Management (BSBA)
  • Marine Science
  • Marketing (BSBA)
  • Mathematics (BA)
  • Mathematics (BS)
  • Music (BA)
  • Music Education (BM)
  • Music Performance (BM)
  • Music Therapy (BM)
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing (RN to MSN)
  • Office for Students with Disabilities
  • Office of Retention Services
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Park & Resource Management (BS)
  • Pharmacy - Biology
  • Pharmacy - Chemistry
  • Philosophy (BA)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics (BA)
  • Physics (BS)
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Pre-engineering
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-medical, -dental, -veterinary, -optometry, -chiropractic, -Pharmacy, and -podiatry
  • Pre-metrology
  • Professional Studies (BS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Psychology (BS)
  • Regional Learning Alliance
  • Resort Recreation Management/Tourism (BS)
  • Safety and Environmental Management (BS)
  • Social Work (BS)
  • Sociology-Anthropology
  • Sociology-General (BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • Special Education Certification and Dual Certification (SPEd/ELEd)
  • Specialization-Social Studies-History (BS)
  • Sport Management (BS)
  • Theatre (BA)
  • Therapeutic Recreation (BS)
  • Adapted Physical Activity
  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Master of Music Therapy
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Business Administration