Slippery Rock is an above-average public university located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,032 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Slippery Rock acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Occupational Safety and Health Technician, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, and Communications. Graduating 67% of students, Slippery Rock alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,900.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.85 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.105 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.104 responses
Most Popular Majors
Occupational Safety and Health Technician156 Graduates
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies122 Graduates
Special Education and Teaching108 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities107 Graduates
Public Health98 Graduates
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching91 Graduates
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.131 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.135 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.55 responses
Slippery Rock University Reviews
Slippery Rock is an awesome school for students who seek a medium size school! So many people to meet and there are tons of clubs and organizations to get involved with. The campus is beautiful and the perfect size, not too big or too small! There are quite a few food options on campus but the food can get a bit repetitive in some of the dining halls. The best way to deal with that is switch up where you go everyday! I have not had a single professors I didn't enjoy having and every class, even those annoying required ones, I felt helped me and enriched my education in some way.
Deciding to attend Slippery Rock University for my undergraduate is the best decision I could have made. I have the best professors, friends, activities, and life there. I feel challenged in my courses, but there is always a way to get help if needed. I love the campus, and the dining options are great as well! Overall, I cannot picture myself anywhere else. Go Rock!
I visited SRU for the first time in September. The campus is very open style. The buildings are modern inside and out. A walk through the campus will show that the facilities are all very well maintained. The staff in admissions is friendly and very eager to show you around housing, sports, and academic facilities. I am very excited to apply just because I had an AMAZING visit!