SRU nationally ranked in Washington Monthly and named a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ school 


SRU has been recognized by Washinton Monthly

Slippery Rock University appeared on two rankings published in the Washington Monthly’s 2022 College Guide and Rankings. 

Dec. 2, 2022

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University was recognized in the Washington Monthly's 2022 College Guide and Rankings as a top Master's University and included on its list of "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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Washington Monthly ranked institutions based in four categories: National Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, Master's Universities and Bachelor's Colleges. 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."

The publication also ranked SRU on its list of "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges, measuring them by how well non-wealthy students obtain marketable degrees at affordable prices. SRU ranked  168th among nearly 400 institutions in the Northeast region.

Washington Monthly's 2022 College Rankings  are available online, including the editors' methodology.

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