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Dance at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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Dance at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Every dance school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the dance program at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

SRU is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and approximately 8,860 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 28 dance majors received their bachelor's degree from SRU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Dance section at the bottom of this page.

SRU Dance Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dance

SRU Dance Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the dance progam at SRU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The dance major at SRU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Dance. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 35

Earnings of SRU Dance Graduates

The median salary of dance students who receive their bachelor's degree at SRU is $24,553. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 14% higher than the national average of $21,579 for all dance bachelor's degree recipients.


Dance Student Demographics at SRU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the dance majors at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

SRU Dance Bachelor’s Program

96% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 28 dance majors earned their bachelor's degree from SRU. Of these graduates, 4% were men and 96% were women.


About 79% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in dance at SRU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in dance.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 22
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

SRU also has a doctoral program available in dance. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Dance Grads May Go Into

A degree in dance can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Choreographers 150 $37,560


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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