SRU named one of Pennsylvania’s top 10 online colleges

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North Hall

June 25, 2019

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University has been ranked by as one of the top 10 best online colleges in Pennsylvania for 2019-20 by OnlineColleges.com.

According to its website, OnlineColleges.com is a leading resource for students who want reliable information about accredited online colleges and degree programs.

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Using the most recent data available from the National Center for Education Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, OnlineColleges.com ranked more than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities on a variety of factors, including:

• Number of programs offered via distance education.
• Ratio of students participating fully or partially in distance education compared to total enrollment.
• Average in-state tuition for undergraduates.
• Total electronic library collections, including digital books, databases and media.
• Graduation rate.
• Retention rate.
• The availability of any tuition plans (payment, guaranteed or other).
• Services (academic, career, placement for completers).
• Credit offerings (dual, life, AP, military).
• Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grants or financial aid.
• Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grants or financial aid awarded to undergraduate students.

SRU was ranked No. 9 on the list with a score of 87.89 out of 100.

To view the complete list of rankings, click here.

MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Bush | 724.738.2091 | mxb1092@sru.edu