5,706
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,092
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
87
87%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Pittsburg State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Pittsburg, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS  66762
United States
Contact Director of Admission
Email: psuadmit@pittstate.edu
Phone: 620-235-4251
Fax: 620-235-6003

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical/electronics Equipment Installation And Repair Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,486
Applied
2,168
Accepted
5,706
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,312
Females Applied
1,150
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,174
Males Applied
1,018
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,694
In-state
17,038
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,604
Full-time student fees
7,700
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

7,092
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,013
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,990
Avg. Loan Aid
2,521
Avg. Grant Aid
4,542
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded

Student Body

5,706
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 3.91%
White or Caucasian 78.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.46%
Asian 0.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 6.29%
Other 0.21%

Gender

Male (51.96%)
Female (48.04%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Day and Visit the Campus Day

Student Services

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International students advisor Checkmark
More services
learning and writing center

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, student yearbook, student newspaper, Student Activities Council and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

382
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 292
Part-time - 90
Male - 196
Female - 186