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Pittsburg State University

School Profile

  • Pittsburg State UniversityPublic Four-year University in Pittsburg, KS
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 5,863
First-year Undergraduate Students: 909
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 5,694
Graduate Students: 1,264

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Science
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Automotive manufacturing management
  • Bachelor of Automotive service management
  • Bachelor of Automotive training
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Cellular/Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Ceramics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Commercial/Advertising Art
  • Bachelor of Communication education
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Community, corporate and hospital wellness
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Diesel Mechanics
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental chemistry
  • Bachelor of Environmental management
  • Bachelor of Family and individual management
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - Education
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Field biology
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Graphic communications management
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Graphics and imaging technologies
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Information assurance and computer security
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Jewelry design
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Justice studies
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Natural history
  • Bachelor of News editorial
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Painting
  • Bachelor of Parks, Recreation & Fitness - General
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Photojournalism
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physical science education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Plant ecology
  • Bachelor of Plant molecular biology
  • Bachelor of Plant Physiology
  • Bachelor of Plant taxonomy
  • Bachelor of Plastics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Polymer Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Pre-civil engineering
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Pre-fisheries & wildlife
  • Bachelor of Pre-forestry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Pre-optometry
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Pre-physical therapy
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Psychology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Recreational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing
  • Bachelor of Technology management
  • Bachelor of Technology/Industrial Arts Education
  • Bachelor of Theater

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $4,592
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,116

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 520
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 190
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 68
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 541
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 223
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 77


Member: NCAA
Team name: Gorillas


  • Ranked #88 Regional Universities (Midwest)
  • Ranked #343 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #33 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #295 Nursing
  • Ranked #122 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #149 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4251
(800) 854-7488
Fax: (620) 235-6003
Contact: Melinda Roelfs
Director of Admission

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 86%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 86%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,295
Female applicants 1,159
Male applicants 1,136
Applicants accepted 1,969
Female applicants accepted 1,011
Male applicants accepted 958
Freshman enrollment 1,088
Female freshman enrollment 525
Male freshman enrollment 563
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 87%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 89%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 89%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 18-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-24

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