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Pitt State Demographics & Diversity

Pittsburg, Kansas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pitt State are mostly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pittsburg State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 4%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at Pittsburg State University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pitt State has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Pittsburg State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Pittsburg State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,007
Women 3,391

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Pitt State serves a low number of students outside of Kansas, with 63 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pittsburg State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 63%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,242 per year

37% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,398
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.3%
Part time Undergrads 6%

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