|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,342 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Pittsburg State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,503 applications and 2,186 students were granted admission. Pittsburg State University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 0% submitted SAT scores.
|ACT||19 to 24|
Pittsburg State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,148 and in-state students paid $5,396.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of Pittsburg State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,405 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pittsburg State University in 2016-2017, was 621, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,468 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Pittsburg State University has enrolled a total of 7,102 students (5,709 students full-time and 1,393 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,102 students, 502 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 5,904 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,198 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 641 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Two or more races: 5%
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pittsburg State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||18%||907||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||14%||716||70|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||285||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||158|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||138|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||126|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||98|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||2%||92|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pittsburg State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Pittsburg State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,200. Last year, out of the total 2,132 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,961 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,207 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,986 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|