Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$7,504

$18,848

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,820
Declined 187
Total Received 2,007
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Public

5,745

undergraduate students

2,320

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1903, Pittsburg State University is a public comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Technology, the College of Education, and the Kelce College of Business. Its 600-acre campus is located in Pittsburg, Kansas, 120 miles south of Kansas City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,065
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

630-acre campus in Pittsburg (population: 20,216), 120 miles from Kansas City and Tulsa, OK. Major airport and train serve Kansas City; smaller airport and bus serve Joplin, MO (30 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS
66762

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee ($50 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,820
Declined 187
Total Received 2,007

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

46%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,608

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,836
Housing & Food $8,196
Additional fees $1,668
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $16,700
Average Financial Aid - $7,608
Total with Avg. Aid $9,092

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,552,833
State $784,972
Institutional $456,918
Other external
Total $9,794,723

Non-need-based

Federal $1,469,361
State $763,379
Institutional $5,707,183
Other external $2,773,027
Total $10,712,950

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 620 235-4240
F: 620 235-4078
finaid@pittstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, handball, indoor soccer, kickball, pickleball, racquetball, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Geography. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes yes yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Polymer Chemistry. yes yes
Printing Management. yes
Psychology Teacher Education. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Early/late Childhood Education
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

8,065

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

5,745
students

Female
50%
2,845

Male
50%
2,900

29%

2,320
students

Female
65%
1,498

Male
35%
822

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

4,978
students

Female
49%
2,434

Male
51%
2,544

13%

767
students

Female
54%
411

Male
46%
356

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Paraguay
Saudi Arabia
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special orientation

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