SRU recognized by for online programs and as one of the ‘Best Colleges in Pennsylvania’


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Eight of SRU’s online programs were featured on’s 2024 rankings, including the seventh-ranked special education doctoral program.

March 26, 2024

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University was recognized by on several of the website's rankings of top programs and colleges for 2024. is an online resource for program rankings and higher education planning.

SRU ranked 12th for "Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania" and 20th for "Best Colleges in Pennsylvania" SRU was one of only two schools from Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education to rank in the top 20 on each of those lists. also ranked SRU highly on eight lists for online programs:'s evaluations are based on quantitative measures such as academic quality, graduation rate, cost and return on investment, and student resources.

For more information about the rankings, including the rankings methodology, visit

More information about SRU's online programs is available on the University's website.

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