90%

Acceptance Rate

$4,426

Avg.Financial Aid

001926

FAFSA Code

About Pittsburg State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,625

Website

www.pittstate.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1701 S Broadway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6202317000
Fax: 6202356003
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a university, the better it is. The ranking of a university helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the university chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that Pittsburg State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

90%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

18 - 28

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $30, as part of the admission process at PSU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 916-1185 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Pittsburg State University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762, or call (620) 231-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,906

Average Annual Cost

$5,694

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,604

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,778

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,826

Total One Year Cost

$19,902

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $25,997. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$413

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

94 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

86 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

83 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

76 Graduates

Psychology, General

62 Graduates

Construction Management

60 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

59 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

58 Graduates

Biology, General

57 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

54 Graduates

Graphic Communications

51 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

40 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

37 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

35 Graduates

Marketing

34 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

33 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

26 Graduates

Social Work

24 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

23 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

22 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

22 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

21 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

19 Graduates

Chemistry

17 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

17 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

International Business

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

10 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

10 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

Dance

2 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,402

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

78% White

0% Unknown

4% Black

6% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

34%

Out Of State

66%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,242 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

19%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gorillas

School Colors

crimson and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

Total Male Athletes

270

Total Female Athletes

103

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,996 per year. At Pittsburg State University, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. There are around 50% male and 50% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,062

$30,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$146 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

81%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,426

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,727

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,438

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,271

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,964

$30K - $48K

$6,480

$48K - $75K

$3,317

$75K - $110K

$1,419

> $110K

$1,079

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,386,662

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,855,834

The financial aid department of Pittsburg State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,509, whereas the financial aid is $2,627. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,149, while the institutional aid is $2,627. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Pittsburg State University amount to $10,386,662 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $10,855,834.

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