Pittsburg State University

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Public university in Pittsburg, Kansas, US

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About Pittsburg State University

According to Wikipedia, Pittsburg State University is a public university in Pittsburg, Kansas, United States. It enrolls approximately 7,400 students and is a member of the Kansas Board of Regents. History Pittsburg State University was founded in 1903 as the Auxiliary Manual Training Normal School, originally a branch of the State Normal School of Emporia . In 1913, it became a full-fledged four-year institution as Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg, or Pittsburg State for short. Over the next four decades, its mission was broadened beyond teacher training. To reflect this, in 1959 its name was changed again to Kansas State College of Pittsburg. It became Pittsburg State University on April 21, 1977.

Pittsburg State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,007 91% 53% 1050 21

How Much Does Pittsburg State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$5,836 $1,668

How Much Do Pittsburg State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Pittsburg State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $44,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Pittsburg State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
6,087 5,047 1,040

Where is Pittsburg State University?

Pittsburg State University is located at 1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg KS 66762

How Safe is Pittsburg State University?

Pittsburg State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Pittsburg State University Known For?

Pittsburg State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Pittsburg State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Pittsburg State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Pittsburg State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, History, and Business. Here are some of Pittsburg State University's most famous alumni:

James Tate
James Tate
An American poet.
Lee Ellis
An American sociologist.
Vance Randolph
Vance Randolph
An American writer .
Eka Tjipta Widjaja
An Indonesian businessman .
Michael Shonrock
Michael Shonrock
A President of Emporia State University.
Bill Russell
Bill Russell
A Shortstop, coach and manager in Major League Baseball.
Jackie Vietti
Jackie Vietti
An Interim president of Emporia State University . President of Butler Community College ..
Lee Scott
An American businessman.
Gary Busey
Gary Busey
An American actor.
Dennis Franchione
An American college football coach.
Inez Y. Kaiser
An American educator, public relations expert, and entrepreneur.
Steve Weddle
An American writer.