Pittsburg State University Rankings

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In the World#1965 of 14178
In North America#602 of 2629
In the United States#551 of 2528
In Kansas#5 of 32
In Pittsburg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
96%
Average SAT
1051
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
5,181
Graduates
1,464
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Pittsburg State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate96%95%96%
Applicants1,822861961
Admissions1,741818923
Freshmen enrolled full time866430436
Freshmen enrolled part time1495

2,101 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,020 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
36 or 4%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 916
or below

75% of them
had 1185
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Pittsburg State University are 916-1185 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
851 or 97%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Pittsburg State University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5248 (79%)
Two or more races401 (6%)
Hispanic363 (5%)
Nonresident Alien275 (4%)
Black or African American210 (3%)
Asian62 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native41 (0.6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown8 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,545
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,694$6,678
Tuition in-state$5,694$6,678
Tuition out-of-state$17,038$17,510
Fee in-district$1,644$1,644
Fee in-state$1,644$1,644
Fee out-of-state$1,644$1,644

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,300
Combined charge for room and board$7,996

Pittsburg State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Elementary Education and Teaching6893
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse115
Psychology, General7814
Construction Management67
Business & Commerce, General63
Biology & Biological Sciences, General459
Speech Communication and Rhetoric447
Marketing & Marketing Management, General45
Business Administration and Management, General42
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching932
Educational Leadership and Administration, General40
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies39
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician38
Industrial Technology & Technician11420
Accounting341
Special Education and Teaching, General34
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician31
Kinesiology and Exercise Science29
Printing Management29
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General26
Human Resources Development26
Finance, General25
Social Work24
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education1113
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other22
Engineering Technology, General21
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies19
English Language and Literature, General163
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies19
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician17
Educational & Instructional Technology17
Chemistry, General87
Mathematics, General69
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology & Technician14
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst14
History, General58
Nursing Practice13
Engineering & Industrial Management11
Mathematics Teacher Education11
Electrical & Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General9
English & Language Arts Teacher Education9
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician9
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education9
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician8
Political Science and Government, General8
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician7
Polymer Chemistry16
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
Interior Design6
International Business & Trade & Commerce5
History Teacher Education5
Physics, General13
Economics, General4
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General4
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services4
Geography3
Music Performance, General21
Art & Art Studies, General3
Music Teacher Education3
Biology Teacher Education3
Nursing Science3
Sociology2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist2
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Grand Total171,09941313
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%50%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,151
Citations
27,247

Publication count by topic

Materials science
209
Psychology
158
Chemistry
89
Business
87
Economics
71
Biology
70
Mathematics
54
Computer science
48
Medicine
48
Political science
41
Sociology
39
Physics
38
Geography
24
History
24
Engineering
24
Art
22
Philosophy
20
Environmental science
11
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History349906
Business11892,374
Economics13931,564
Physics14572,930
Materials science14588,060
Psychology18002,997
Philosophy208010
Chemistry23453,571
Geography2379244
Art27463
Mathematics2849577
Sociology286095
Political science289748
Medicine3294715
Biology3360999
Environmental science3437140
Computer science3927265
Engineering424559

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901628
19911339
19921335
19931576
199416111
19951879
199613152
199724150
199819155
199916169
200026196
200115225
200229275
200329271
200423396
200526526
200636527
200736672
200831803
2009411115
2010411439
2011521517
2012281853
2013601981
2014421817
2015541832
2016671926
2017641883
2018441640
2019471753
2020661885

General info

Alternative namesPitt State
Founded1903
WikipediaPittsburg State University
MottoWhere People Succeed
Colorscrimson, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff818
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, Kansas, 66762
United States
City population20,000
Phone6202317000
Fax+1 (620) 235 4080

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