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Pittsburg State University
  • 4 Year
  • PITTSBURG, KS

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Pittsburg State is an above-average public university located in Pittsburg, Kansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,260 undergraduate students. The Pittsburg State acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Nursing, Construction Management, and Business. Graduating 53% of students, Pittsburg State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,900.

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1701 S BROADWAY
PITTSBURG, KS 66762
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association

Pittsburg State University Rankings

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Pittsburg State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1180
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,006 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,404 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 56 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,260 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
565
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Friendly
    66%
  • Unique
    23%
  • Diligent
    5%
  • Religious
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 79 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 88 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Atmosphere
    48%
  • Diversity
    15%
  • Personable
    15%
  • Family/Home
    13%
  • Academic Gorillas
    5%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 34 responses

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