SRU earns several rankings, including No. 1 in the state


Campus sign and flowers ranked Slippery Rock University No. 1 on its list of “The Best Colleges in Pennsylvania in 2021,” and listed SRU on several other rankings for individual degree programs.

Sept. 1, 2021

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University was ranked in several categories by, an online resource that helps prospective college students make career decisions and determine the right fit.

SRU was named No. 1 on the list of "The Best Colleges in Pennsylvania in 2021." All the rankings on are based on the company's scoring system that accounts for values including the cost of attendance, faculty experience, student feedback, the number of online offerings, student resources, graduation rate, job placement and total enrollment.

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According the website, the evaluators determined "the best schools at the best value based on the factors that mean the most for savvy students. (...) Every school on this list was hand-picked due to its efforts to not only provide top-level education but also to provide for student success in every way possible."

SRU was also ranked by on the following lists for 2021:

For more information about the rankings, visit

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