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Slippery Rock University
  • 4 Year
  • SLIPPERY ROCK, PA

Slippery Rock University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
36%
Average Housing Cost
$6,876 / year
Poll
87%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 77 responses
Poll
72%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 138 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,570 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 239 responses
  • Rocky's
    20%
  • Starbucks
    15%
  • The newer Quaker Steak place on campus
    13%
  • Weisenfluh
    11%
  • Chinese food at Weisnfluh
    8%
  • Campus Grill
    8%
  • Boozel To Go
    6%
62%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 97 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 74 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    43%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    49%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    7%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 89 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 57 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    32%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    49%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    18%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 73 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    23%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    49%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    16%
  • Not very visible.
    8%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 136 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    46%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    45%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    4%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Homecoming
    31%
  • Events in the Quad
    26%
  • Rock the ARC
    15%
  • Hello tradition
    13%
  • Football games
    10%
  • Vagina Monologues
    5%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 108 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    5%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    29%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    39%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    14%
  • Parties? What parties?
    14%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 65 responses
  • IVY Block Party
    49%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • International or off campus parties
    11%
  • Pig Roast
    11%
  • idk
    6%
  • Homecoming
    2%
  • New years eve
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
2%
Women in Sororities
2%
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 132 responses

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