Admissions

Location
Slippery Rock, PA
Undergrads
7,308
Tuition (in-state)
$12,146 ($8,748)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Applicant Status At Slippery Rock University

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:6,418
Male Applicants:2,591
Female Applicants:3,827
Total Acceptances:3,943
Male Acceptances:1,479
Female Acceptances:2,464
Acceptance Rate:61%
Yield: ? 39%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(724) 738-2015
Email:asktherock@sru.edu
Web Site:www.sru.edu/pages/5259.asp
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$30
Application Web Site:www.applyweb.com/apply/paslip
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision Rolling Rolling
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 2 weeks of notification thereafter
Admissions
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RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
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HS Rank
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College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:1,536
Full-Time Male Enrollment:580
Full-Time Female Enrollment:954
Part-Time Male Enrollment:1
Part-Time Female Enrollment:1
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 1,908
Applicants Accepting: ? 630
Students Enrolled: ? 340
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:1,090
Applicants Accepted:884
Students Enrolled:637

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 450 - 540 450 - 540 430 - 530 1330 - 1610 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 17 - 23 17 - 23 5 - 7 18 - 23 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:12%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:88%
Students Submitting ACT:28%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
None

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Although it's getting better, SRU is still a "suitcase college"-many people head home for the weekend after Friday classes are over.
  • Decide on a major early, rather than staying undeclared untill senior year.
  • Frats are only fun for the first few weeks of school.
  • It takes a while to walk to class, especially in the snow-so leave early.
  • Most students here graduate in five years.
  • The majority of class sizes are small-your teacher will notice if you are absent!
  • The weather in Slippery Rock leaves much to be desired. There aren't many days when you won't be wearing a heavy coat or carrying an umbrella.
  • You have to take at least 15 credits a semester to graduate on time.
  • You will get parking tickets.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Interviews are not required for admission. If you wish to schedule an interview, you can contact the Admissions office at (800) 929-4778
Campus Tours
A campus visit consists of a presentation by an Admissions Counselor and, when classes are in session, a campus tour led by a "Pride Guide." Campus visits begin at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. most days, but call for details, just in case. Please allow about two hours for your visit. You'll be in a very small group as you learn more about Slippery Rock and tour campus, and you might even meet a future classmate. You and your family may ask any individual questions one-on-one after the presentation, if you choose. If you would like to meet another person at the University, such as a professor or coach, please contact Admissions well ahead of time so you can discuss special arrangements and work around your visit and tour. Call Admissions at (800) 929-4778 to schedule your visit.
Overnight Visits
Overnight visits are strictly for students who have been accepted and are planning to enroll at SRU. Orientation at SRU is held throughout the month of June for all incoming students. They spend the night in the dorms and get to know the campus, meet with advisors, register for classes, and get to know the other students. Students interested in being recruited for sports also have the option of spending a night at SRU. They are chaperoned by a member of the team that they wish to join and get to experience life at SRU as an athlete.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.sru.edu/pages/108.asp
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