Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is one of the 44 public 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Slippery Rock. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,597 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,294 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%).

Every year 66% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,492, and fees were $2,713. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,238 and $2,955 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/02/2014 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1981 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1000 to 1160
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $25

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$312/credit
In State Students$312/credit
Out of State Students$468/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$500/credit
In State Students$500/credit
Out of State Students$750/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $14,040 $14,040 $21,060
ADN 70 $21,840 $21,840 $32,760
BSN 125 $39,000 $39,000 $58,500
FNP 50 $25,000 $25,000 $37,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 34% $4,189
Other Federal Grant 13% $398
State Grant & Scholarships 42% $2,968
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $1,990
Federal Student Loans 78% $5,762
Private Loans 20% $10,771


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,296
$30,001 to $48,000$14,437
$48,001 to $75,000$17,676
$75,001 to $110,000$22,031
Over $110,000$22,699

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

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