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Pittsburg State, founded in 1903, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Technology and Applied Science, the School of Education, and the Gladys A. Kelce School of Business and Economics. Its 233-acre campus is located in Pittsburg, south of Kansas City.

Website: www.pittstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,181
Undergraduate
Students
(49.5%) 2,565 Women
(50.5%) 2,616 Men
1,464
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,822 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
512 average
438-585 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
539 average
478-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,764
Out-of-state: $31,108
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,298
Out-of-state: $18,642
Room and Board
$7,700
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$8,718
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,533
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
301
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Pittsburg Population
20,398
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Gorilla
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
3.4% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.3% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students
1.6%
First-Year Students Returning
73.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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