academics

slippery rock university - an experience designed by you.

academics

the academic experience at slippery rock university

a college education is more than a degree – it’s an experience – and at sru, students experience the difference of a “rock solid” education.

freedom to find your passion

with more than 150 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 40 graduate programs, certificates and online degree completion programs, sru offers a variety of areas of study designed to help you find your passion and achieve your dreams. students have the opportunity to research with world-renowned faculty in state-of-the-art facilities.  

a rock-solid base

our general education program, rock integrated studies, sets our students up for success in their academic concentrations by teaching them to integrate knowledge and skills across broad disciplinary categories and relate their coursework to the world around them.

a community of caring individuals

our living-learning communities help students connect and contribute to something bigger than themselves, all while residing in our contemporary residence halls. the sru honors college is an interdisciplinary community of highly motivated and talented students seeking to support each other and expand their education within and outside the classroom.  

real-world, experiential learning

our service-learning programs help students build identity to become global citizens, while our leadership opportunities offer a co-curricular experience that inspires lifelong learning. our global initiatives send students on transformative study abroad experiences that broaden perspectives and enable future connections.  

support to graduation and into your career

our commitment to student success is central to our mission. each student is assigned a success coach and is encouraged to work with our career professionals throughout their time at sru for mentorship and guidance. for evidence that success starts here, look no further than our 65,000-plus alumni who are making a rock-solid difference all around the world.