Pittsburg State University

country rank  614
world rank  1912

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University Overview

Founded in 1903, Pittsburg State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Pittsburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Pittsburg State University (Pitt State) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pittsburg State University (Pitt State) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 116 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Pitt State
Founded 1903
Motto Where People Succeed
Colours Crimson and gold

University Location

Address 1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
66762 Kansas
United States
T +1 (620) 231 7000
F +1 (620) 235 4080

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg 66762
+1 (620) 235 4251
800 854 7488

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pittsburg State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Kansas Board of Regents
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019