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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, PA
#83

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A public institution founded in 1889, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania resides on 660 rural acres in Slippery rock, Pennsylvania. The school offers more than 60 programs of study in four colleges: business, information and social sciences; education; health, environment and science; and humanities, fine and performing arts.

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Quick Facts


1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383

2014-2015 Tuition

$12,719 Tuition and Fees

Students

7595 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
67% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1889

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biomedical Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Ecology, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Science, Technology and Society, Sustainability Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry, Other, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Counseling Psychology, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Criminology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Voice and Opera, Athletic Training/Trainer, Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, Clinical/Medical Social Work, Public Health, General, Health Services Administration, Music Therapy/Therapist, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Resort Management, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Science, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication and Media Studies, Other, Journalism, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Public Relations/Image Management

Minors Offered

Graphic Communications, General, Information Technology, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Mathematics Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Science, Gerontology, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Ethics, Meteorology, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, General, Geography, Geography, Other, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, American Government and Politics (United States), Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Graphic Design, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Theatre/Theatre Arts Management, Public Health, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, Medical Informatics, Business Administration and Management, General, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Science, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, American History (United States), European History, History, Other, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 7,595
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 7,040
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 500
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 2 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 3 1 0
Burglary 2 5 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 2 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 1 0
Drug law violations 19 19 10
Liquor law violations 217 214 130
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 13 12 6
Liquor law violations 136 90 71
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.