SRU recognized in Washington Monthly’s 2023 national rankings and on its “Best Bang for the Buck” list


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Slippery Rock University appeared on two rankings published in the Washington Monthly’s 2023 College Guide and Rankings.

Sept. 5, 2023

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University was recognized in the Washington Monthly's 2023 College Guide and Rankings as a top Master's University. SRU was also included among its "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges. Washington Monthly's editors rank four-year schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research and providing opportunities for public service.

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SRU was ranked 105th out of more than 600 schools in the Master's Universities rankings, which are schools that "award a significant number of master's degrees but few or no doctoral degrees." Washington Monthly ranked institutions based in four categories: National Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, Master's Universities and Bachelor's Colleges. 

Washington Monthly also ranked SRU on its list of "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges, measured by how well non-wealthy students obtain marketable degrees at affordable prices. SRU ranked 187th among nearly 400 institutions in the Northeast region.

Washington Monthly's 2023 College Rankings   are available online, including the editors' methodology.

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