Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057


Undergraduate: 7,415
Graduate: 1,461
Total Headcount: 8,876

MONEY magazine identifies SRU as a ‘best value’

Slippery Rock University has been recognized by MONEY Magazine as one of the nation's best value universities, making the list of the publication's "Best Colleges for Your Money.""Our faculty and staff work incredibly hard to make a positive difference in the lives of our students in order to prepare them for wherever life may take them," said William Behre, SRU president. "That dedication to providing a high-quality, 'Rock Solid' education at an affordable price is evidenced by our inclusion on this list among the country's best value institutions."


 Points of Pride

For the seventh time in eight years, Slippery Rock University was among one of only 79 four-year higher education institutions nationally to be recognized as a 2017 Great Place to Work by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Slippery Rock University has 90 student-athletes who have earned the prestigious Academic All-America honor dating to 1970 when the award originated. The total ranks first among all institutions in the PSAC and sixth among all NCAA Division II.

Slippery Rock University has been recognized as a 2017-18 National College of Distinction, a Pennsylvania College of Distinction and a Public College of Distinction.

Of Slippery Rock University's 531 contiguous acres, 266 acres - half the campus - has been designated as Bartramian Audubon Society Wildlife Sancutuary Status.

Boozel Dining Hall, the primary, on-campus student dining facility at Slippery Rock University, won the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase Award in the cafeteria/food service areas category.

 Notable Alumni

​Robert Stevens ’76 -  CEO (Retired) Lockheed Martin Corporation 

​Charles Sheetz ’78 - Executive Vice President, Sheetz Corporation 

Vivian Stringer ’70 - Head Women's Basketball Coach, Rutgers University

​Michael Wolf ’88 - Former Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Brandon Fusco, ’10 – Offensive lineman, Minnesota Vikings/San Francisco 49ers

 University Rankings

Best National Colleges and Universities
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College

Best Regional Universities – North
U.S. News and World Report

Great College to Work For
The Chronicle of Higher Education