SRU ranked among nation’s top 15% schools for quality, 5% value by College Factual


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Slippery Rock University ranked 409th out of 2,576 schools and received more than 360 academic programming badges according to the 2022 College Factual Best Colleges Rankings.

Oct. 27, 2021

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — College Factual, a data analytics company that offers advanced college matching resources for college-bound students, has ranked Slippery Rock University, as well as dozens of its academic programs, in its 2022 Best Colleges Ranking. SRU ranked in the top 15% in the nation in term of overall quality and was awarded 364 ranking badges.

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SRU ranked 409th out of 2,576 schools. The College Factual ranking methodology focused on more than 20 different objective factors, such as graduation rate, post-graduate earnings and a school's average expenditure per student. SRU also placed in the top 5% for overall value in the "Best Bachelor's Degree Colleges for the Money Ranking."

Among degree program rankings, SRU ranked No. 1 for "Best Quality Control Technology Bachelor's Degree Schools," "Best Occupational Safety & Health Technology Bachelor Degree Schools," "Best Engineering Technology Bachelor Degree Schools in Pennsylvania" and "Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master's Degree Schools in Pennsylvania."

SRU also ranked No. 1 for "Best Value" for "English and Language Arts Education" and "Physical Sciences," along with "Most Popular Online" for "Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Schools," "Accounting Schools" and "Bachelor's Degree Online Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Schools," and "Most Focused" for "Master's Degree Colleges for Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy."

All of College Factual's rankings and badges for SRU are available online. More information about the rankings and methodology are also on the College Factual website.

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