Pittsburg State University, KS

Public4-Year • Medium • Primarily ResidentialMaster's College and UniversitySelective • High Transfer-InMain Campus
1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Pittsburg State University

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences5%
Business, Management, Marketing21%
Communication, Journalism5%
Communications Technologies3%
Computer and Information Sciences2%
Engineering Technologies14%
English Language and Literature1%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics<1%
Health Professions and Related Programs8%
Human, Family and Consumer Sciences2%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting2%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities4%
Mathematics and Statistics1%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies2%
Multi-disciplinary Studies1%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies4%
Physical Sciences1%
Public Administration and Social Service2%
Social Sciences2%
Visual and Performing Arts1%


Getting into Pittsburg State University

90%Admission Rate
-Median SAT Math
-Median SAT Reading
23Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

ACT Composite (25–75%)18–28
1 36


Cost of Attending Pittsburg State University

$7KIn-State Tuition
$19KOut-of-State Tuition
$18KAverage Total Cost
$14KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolKSUS


Typical Debt after Pittsburg State University

55%Receive Federal Loans
$14KMedian Federal Debt
60%Repayment Rate
$202Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolKSUS
$0–$30K 32%47%57%
$30K–$48K 16%17%16%
$48K–$75K 17%15%12%
$75K–$110K 17%12%9%
>$110K 18%10%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$13K$10K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$14K$10K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$14K$10K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$15K$10K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$12K$9K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$32K$24K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$24K$17K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$5K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 55%43%43%
3-years after entering repayment 60%48%46%
5-years after entering repayment 68%54%50%
7-years after entering repayment 73%59%55%


Completion Rates at Pittsburg State University

75%Retention Rate
-Transfer Rate
21%Withdrawal Rate
50%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolKSUS
Within 4 Years 26%33%38%
Within 6 Years 50%47%55%
Within 8 Years 50%51%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolKSUS
Asian 50%43%53%
Black 29%29%39%
Caucasian 57%50%52%
Hispanic or Latino 36%36%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 29%31%40%
Non-US citizens/residents 60%32%50%
Two or more races 45%39%44%


Outcomes after Pittsburg State University

92%Employment Rate
$35KMedian Salary
$24K25 Pctl Salary
$48K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 92%89%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 92%88%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 92%88%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 92%87%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 90%86%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$10K$8K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$24K$18K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$35K$30K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$48K$44K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$61K$56K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$35K$30K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$38K$32K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$39K$35K$35K


Students at Pittsburg State University

67%Full-time Undergrads
21Avg Entry Age
1,223Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 48%59%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 52%41%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolKSUS
Asian 1%2%4%
Black 4%12%18%
Caucasian 79%59%49%
Hispanic or Latino 6%12%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native 1%3%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 2%3%2%
Two or more races 7%4%3%
Other race <1%5%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolKSUS
$0–$30K 22%33%43%
$30K–$48K 17%19%18%
$48K–$75K 19%20%16%
$75K–$110K 21%19%14%
>$110K 22%16%15%

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