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Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas

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Overview

Student Population
6,625
Pittsburg State University overview
Location Pittsburg, Kansas
Online pittstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Pittsburg State University overview
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 1,822 prospective students applied, and 1,741 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 880 enrolled in the school.  5,161 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,464 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,694 plus fees of $1,644. Pitt State is ranked 790 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Pitt State is rated within the lower 40% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 916/1185
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
95.6% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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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$1,644
Room and Board $7,996
Budget for Other Expenses$3,918
Total One Year Cost$20,252
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,038
Out of State Costs for Pittsburg State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,644
Room and Board $7,996
Budget for Other Expenses$3,918
Total One Year Cost$31,596

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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.

Current students may use the Pittsburg State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.