Out-of-State Students

Slippery Rock University warmly welcomes all out-of-state students to our campus. SRU makes college affordable by offering a tuition reduction program and many scholarship opportunities for highly-qualified out-of-state undergraduate students.


  • First-Year Students: 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA on their official final high school transcript
  • Transfer Students: 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA with 12 or more credit hours earned on all post-secondary coursework
  • Continuing SRU Students: Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA at SRU to continue receiving the tuition reduction

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate students 2019-20
Annual cost taking 15 credits per semester
Non-PA Resident with a 3.0 Non-PA Resident 
without a 3.0
Tuition/Fees* $14,615.44 $18,473.44
Room and board, residential suites** $10,446.00 $10,446.00
Room and board, traditional hall $7,058.00 $7,058.00
Total (suites) $25,061.44 $28,919.44
Total (traditional hall) $21,673.44 $25,531.44

*Fees subject to change.
**Room cost includes a Double Studio and a meal plan that is based on the 12 meals per week (12 meals/$445 flex).

Tuition is a flat rate from 12-18 credits; the Student Life Fee is based on per credit, so there is a $5 increase for each extra credit of enrollment.