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#1911 Overall Influence #1370 Desirability Rank

Pittsburg State University

Public university in Pittsburg, Kansas, US

From 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,007

Acceptance

91%

Graduation Rate

53%

Median SAT Score

1050

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,836

Fees (in-state)

$1,668

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$44,400

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

6K

Under-Grads

5K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg KS 66762

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

9 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is Pittsburg State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#900 World Rank
Education
#1205 World Rank
Business
#1104 World Rank
History
#1494 World Rank
Literature
#890 World Rank
Psychology
#2574 World Rank
Medical
#3156 World Rank
Engineering
#2613 World Rank
Political Science
#2017 World Rank
Mathematics
#3728 World Rank
Biology
#2045 World Rank
Communications
#2391 World Rank
Physics
#1281 World Rank
Sociology
#3128 World Rank
Economics
#1328 World Rank
Social Work
#3730 World Rank
Chemistry
#2038 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#5362 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#1275 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1958 World Rank
Law
#2118 World Rank
Philosophy
#2411 World Rank
Computer Science
#2850 World Rank
Anthropology
#3639 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

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, Education, and History

Jacob Laas

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-6876-6940

Julie M Ward

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0002-4108-4330

Paul A. Page

Professor of speech and academic administrator

Paul A. Page

Professor of speech and academic administrator

William J. MacAuley, Jr.

Rhetoric and composition researcher

Tim Beck

American football player and coach

Jack D. Walker

American politician

Barry S. Davidson

Professor of education

Barry S. Davidson

Professor of education

Ken Crandall

American football player and coach

Kenneth J. Peak

Criminal justice researcher

Amanda Davied

Basketball player