Out-of-State Students

Slippery Rock University warmly welcomes all Non-PA residents to our campus. Students from Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, California, Florida, and more have joined The Rock family. SRU makes college affordable by offering a tuition reduction program 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 3.0Non-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 15 meals per week (15 meals/$255 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.