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Pitt State Tuition & Cost

Pittsburg, Kansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Kansas Resident Sticker Price
$20,252
In State Costs for Pittsburg State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,694
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,644
Room and Board $7,996
Other Expenses Budget$3,918
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$31,596
Out of State Costs for Pittsburg State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,038
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,644
Room and Board $7,996
Other Expenses Budget$3,918

Residents of Kansas pay an annual total price of $20,252 to attend Pittsburg State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,694 for tuition, $7,996 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $1,644 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $31,596 which is 56% higher than Kansas residents. The tuition charge is $17,038 while room and board is $7,996, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $1,644.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Pittsburg State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$13,847
Net Price by Income Pittsburg State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,638
$30,001 to $48,000$11,973
$48,001 to $75,000$15,056
$75,001 to $110,000$16,826
$110,000+$17,111

The average reported annual net price for Pittsburg State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,847 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

79% of full-time undergrad Pittsburg State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,545 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 60% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,103 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,894.

Finanical Aid Pittsburg State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,545 79%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,627 61%
Pell Grants $4,270 38%
Other Federal Grants $911 14%
State and Local Grants $1,149 18%
Federal Student Loans $5,103 60%
Other Student Loans $8,894 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Pittsburg State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $40,288. The loan balance of $40,288 is a four year multiple of the $10,072 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $384 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $40,288
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $384.39
Total Interest Paid $5,839.04
Sum of All Loan Payments $46,127.04

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$81,008
Year Kansas Residents Non Residents
1 $20,252 $31,596
2 $20,874 $32,566
3 $21,515 $33,567
4 $22,176 $34,598

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Pittsburg State University to be $81,008 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Pittsburg State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Kansas Residents $190 $570 $760
Out of State Residents $568 $1,704 $2,272

Estimated cost for a class at Pittsburg State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Pittsburg State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Pittsburg State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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