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Pittsburg State University

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Rating

Public

Type

8,009

Students

$17,038

Tuition

96%

Acceptance

#1505

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Pittsburg, KS

1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Pittsburg State University is a mid-sized public institution located in Pittsburg, KS ranked 29th in Kansas. It has a total of 6,034 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 95.55% acceptance rate. Pittsburg State University offers 102 different majors and is best known for its Technology Teacher Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Quality Control and Safety Technologies programs (nationally ranked 9th, 11th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,694 for in-state students and $17,038 for those from out-of-state, Pittsburg State University is moderately priced. 48.34% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. After college, alumni go on to earn more or less $39,400 per year, which is 5% less than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$18,682
Above Average

Pittsburg State University

$18,682

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$31,596

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,419

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

96%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Pittsburg State University

96%

National

69%
Sat

916 - 1185

4% of students submit

Admissions Yield

51%

ACT

17 - 24

97% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$30

Students

6,034Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

11%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Elementary Education and Teaching8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6% Psychology, General76% Others

11% Elementary Education and Teaching

8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6% Psychology, General

76% Others

Elementary Education and Teaching

11%

161 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8%

115 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

92 Graduates

Construction Management

4%

67 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

4%

63 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

54 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

3%

51 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

45 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

463,846

Academic Spend per Student

$6,752

Full-time Retention Rate

74%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,900/Year

Pittsburg State University

$34,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$39,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

48%