Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Graduate Schools

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a Public, 4 years school located in Slippery Rock, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is $12,659 for Pennsylvania residents and $18,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,461 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,860 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a Public, 4 years school located in Slippery Rock, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/2/2014 - Current).
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Directory Information
School NameSlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Address1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1383
Phone724-738-9000
Webhttps://www.sru.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.sru.edu/admissions/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://www.sru.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is $12,659 for Pennsylvania residents and $18,216 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,461 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,860 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 122 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 29 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,216
$12,659 for Pennsylvania Residents
Student Population1,461
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs122 graduate programs
(29 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is $12,659 for Pennsylvania residents and $18,216 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $774 for out-of-state students.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers the alternative tuition plans.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)29 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is $12,659 for Pennsylvania residents and $18,216 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.20% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$12,000$3,907$18,000$5,095
2018-2019$12,384$4,003$18,576$5,220
2019-2020$9,288$3,371$13,932$4,283
2020-2021$9,288$2,807$13,932$3,720
2021-2022$9,288$3,371$13,932$4,284
The graduate school tuition & fees of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania$12,659$18,216
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,212 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.45% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,196. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.31% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,312$2,300$8,470$3,628
2018-2019$10,446$2,354$8,644$3,704
2019-2020$10,446$2,404$8,868$3,782
2020-2021$10,514$2,450$9,044$3,854
2021-2022$10,268$2,508$9,252$3,944
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $774 for other students at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$500$750
2018-2019$516$774
2019-2020$516$774
2020-2021$516$774
2021-2022$516$774

Graduate Programs at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers 46 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 505 students have completed their study at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Offered Degrees at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2813438
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship219
Doctor's degree - other2048
Post Bachelor's Degree13710
Post Master's Degree110
Total4622505
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 8 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 87 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 50 completers.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers 46 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 505 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 438 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 48 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation12-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Informatics6-
Education [+] (3 completers) 184 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Special Education and Teaching87$46,000
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services13-
Reading Teacher Education45-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)20-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor8-
English Language and Literature [+] 19 completers-
English Language and Literature19-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Ecology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] (2 completers) 30 completers$39,800
Mathematics17$39,800
Computational and Applied Mathematics13-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management20$36,700
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Counseling Psychology20-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies10-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Social Work0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 72 completers-
Health and Wellness0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator1-
Physician Assistant42-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Public Health20-
Music Therapy/Therapist2-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy7-
Business [+] (2 completers) 46 completers-
Business Administration and Management41$54,100
Accounting5-
Hospitality Administration/Management0-
History [+] 19 completers-
History19$32,900
Total438
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 9 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching9-
Total9
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist48-
Total48
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Latin American Studies0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Informatics0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Computational and Applied Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Accounting and Computer Science0-
Data Science, General0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Clinical Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Securities Services Administration/Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Animal-Assisted Therapy0-
Total10
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,461 students enrolled into Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania graduate schools where it has total 8,860 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 632 full-time and 829 part-time graduate students. By gender, 353 male and 1,108 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,4613531,108
Full-time632168464
Part-tme829185644
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,271 White (87.00%), 40 Black/African American (2.74%), 31 Hispanic (2.12%), 20 Asian (1.37%), and 99 students with other races. 6 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,4613531,108
American Indian/Native American211
Asian20515
Black/African American401228
Hispanic311219
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,271293978
Two More31922
Un-Known601743
Non-resident Alien642
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,044 graduate students (71.46% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 334 graduate students (22.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,461
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,044
Enrolled Some Online Courses334
Not in Online Courses83
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. 563 students are aged 20 to 24 (38.54% of total students), 57 students are aged above 50 (3.90%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,4613531,108
Age 20-2119217
Age 22-24544124420
Age 25-29396107289
Age 30-3420753154
Age 35-391152986
Age 40-491232994
Age 50-6454945
Over 64303

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