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Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas

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Overview

Student Population
6,625
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Location Pittsburg, Kansas
Online pittstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Pittsburg, Kansas, Pittsburg State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,418 prospective students applied, and 2,166 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 962 enrolled in the school.  5,161 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,464 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,694 plus fees of $1,604. Pitt State is ranked 608 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

Pitt State is rated within the lower 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Pittsburg State University within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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ACT 18/28
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
89.6% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kansas Resident Tuition
$5,694
In State Costs for Pittsburg State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,604
Room and Board $7,778
Budget for Other Expenses$3,826
Total One Year Cost$19,902
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,038
Out of State Costs for Pittsburg State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,604
Room and Board $7,778
Budget for Other Expenses$3,826
Total One Year Cost$31,246

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pittsburg State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 20%
Business 19%
Engineering Technology 14%
Health Professions 7%
Communication 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155681 IPEDS survey data for Pittsburg State University.

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