SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY
Slippery Rock University for 130 years has offered and continues to provide students with an affordable, high quality academic experience in a world class environment that goes beyond the classroom with access to new technology, research with faculty and internship opportunities. The University’s excellence in various health and wellness programs, including science and doctorate in physical therapy has played an important role in building its historic reputation. SRU, “The Number 1 Best PA Public College for Getting a Job in 2020,” has nearly 9,000 students from 39 different states and 35 different countries. Located in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock is a small, welcoming college town just 60 miles north of Pittsburgh, the second largest city in the state. An easy day’s drive from many popular destinations such as Niagara Falls, New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto and Washington D.C.
Rock Solid academics. A classic residential campus. A safe, small-town setting. An affordable life-long value. Committed, caring faculty. A once in a lifetime experience.
Students looking forward to pursuing education at Slippery Rock University can choose from a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It provides top rated facilities equipped with the latest technology. Because of its excellence in providing high quality education for students it enjoys an outstanding reputation among other universities. The excellent faculty members and academic policies at SRU are the other major reasons for its global reputation. SRU professors are dedicated teachers and highly regarded scholars. The classes are small allowing students to receive individualized academic and career advisement. An academic department within a college offers students a major and minor in an academic discipline. The Library at the Slippery Rock University provides facilities for research and study. Students can use articles, reference books, databases, tutorials, guides and other amenities for both research and study purposes.
Students can also choose from top programs such as Business, Engineering, Education, Biology, Chemistry, Dance, Music, Political Science, Physics, and Computer Science to name a few. Our student to faculty ratio is 23:1. We offer opportunities for research with faculty members, over 190 clubs and organizations, DII sports, and internship opportunities. SRU is also ranked among the Top 20 Safest College Campuses in America.
With a rolling admission process, you can expect personal and timely updates on admission decisions after submitting your $30 application fee, and documentation regarding your academic, English language, and financial qualifications. We recommend submitting documents by May 1 for August enrollment and by October 1 for January enrollment to ensure enough time for visa applications. SAT/ACT results, an essay or letters of recommendation are not required but are always welcome.
The Office for Global Engagement provides support services for international students, faculty and scholars and also assists students and faculty going abroad. Global Engagement staff members play a key role in helping international students transition into life on campus and providing them with the tools to successfully navigate the university and community.
Current students and alumni from around the world repeatedly recommend SRU to their friends and family. They cite relationships with faculty as the most significant aspect of their studies, one which prepares them well for employment or graduate school. Get started now and Experience the Difference at the ROCK!
All undergraduate international students are eligible for an out-of-state tuition reduction of $3500 and a $1500 Provost Scholarship.