Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (SRU)

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SRU can be found in Slippery Rock, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 9,700 students are enrolled at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1360 - 1620 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the SRU average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.25. SRU has an acceptance rate of around 67 percent with 38 percent of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall SRU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania was reported as 67.0% in Fall 2013 with over 5,480 college applications submitted to SRU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SRU SAT Scores: 1360 - 1620
  • SRU ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • SRU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.4%
  • 2010-2011: 62.7%
  • 2011-2012: 67.5%
  • 2012-2013: 61.4%
  • 2013-2014: 67.0%
  • Projected SRU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.5%

How Does SRU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SRU is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Grove City College80.6%
Westminster College73.4%
Geneva College68.0%
Thiel College65.5%
La Roche College55.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SRU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 540
Math470 - 550
Writing440 - 530
Total Score1360 - 1620
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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