Pittsburg State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Pittsburg, Kansas Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,338

Avg in-state tuition

$18,682

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg State University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Pittsburg, Kansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,645, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 96%. The university offers 58 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 52%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,338, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,682.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

96% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 96%

Retention Rate 74%

Graduation Rate 52%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 916-1185

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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52%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

79%

Two or more races

6%

Hispanic

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Black

3%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Unknown

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

38% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

61%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,509
State Grant Aid $1,149
Institution Grant Aid $2,627
Pell Grant Aid $4,321
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.