1701 South BroadwayPittsburg, KS 66762 620-235-4251
http://www.pittstate.edu psuadmit@pittstate.edu
About Pittsburg State University
  • Year of Foundation 1903
  • Size of Campus 443 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,543
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 46%, 54%, 25%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,652 in-state, $12,608 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,016
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 5,793
Pittsburg State University, a comprehensive regional university, provides undergradu­ate and graduate programs and services to the people of southeast Kansas, but also to others who seek the benefits offered. This is accomplished by the unique combination of academic programs in the four colleges of the University: Arts and Sciences, Busi­ness, Education, and Technology. The university is equally committed to fulfilling its state­wide mission in technology and economic develop­ment by facilitating partnerships with secondary and postsecondary educational institutions, businesses and industries.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 3
  • Number of honor societies Beta Alpha Psi, Gamma Epsilon Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Lambda Sigma, Omega Chapter, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi-U Omicron, Phi Kappa Delta, PINNACLE, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigm
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Am Baptist Campus Ministry, Baptist Student Union, Campus Christians, Campus Light Ministeries, Chinese Christians Fellowship, Earth Religion Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Luthern Student Fellowship, Newman
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Black Student Association, Hispanics of Today, Native American Student Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of frats 7
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus College Bowl, Family Day, Homecoming, Apple Day, Greek Week, PALS event. Women & Government Week, PSU Centennial Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, MO (150), Joplin, MO (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Kansas City, MO (120)
  • Distance to nearest bus Joplin, MO (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 82%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 13%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (16%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (1%), apartments for married students (0%), other housing options (82%)
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 80%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 27
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 872,195
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,614
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 35,114
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,000
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Special Collection and University Archives
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 862,417
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,722
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs USD 500 Kansas City KS, MO Carthage R-9, MO Webb City School District, Walmart stores, Inc, Freeman Health Systems, Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Crossland Construction, Daimler Chrysler, MO Carthage R-IX Schools, Caterpillar, U.S. Army
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,150
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village