Pittsburg State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pittsburg, KS

$7,338

Avg in-state tuition

$18,682

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Pittsburg State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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 has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 916-1185

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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7k

Students Enrolled

47%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

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%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

16

Total Online Enrollment

3,121

Student Location Breakout

47% 53%

Percent of Programs Online

84% On-campus

16% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 2% online

Graduate Certificate 50% online

Master's 42% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

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.