1701 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Accrediting Agency:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Pittsburg State University is a four-year public institution in Pittsburg, Kans. Founded in 1903, Pittsburg State University was ranked 80th of regional universities in the Midwest by the U.S. News & World Report. The university serves 7,275 students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.
Pittsburg State University offers 100 programs of study through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Technology. Programs are available in areas such as art, biology, chemistry, communication, English, history, mathematics, economics, management, accounting, and psychology. Pittsburg State University offers more than 50 graduate programs, including in biology, chemistry, communication, engineering technology, English, nursing, physics, psychology and counseling, teaching and leadership, and technology and workforce learning. Pittsburg State also provides several online degree programs, including in engineering technology, history, nursing, teaching and leadership, and technology and workforce management.
Pittsburg State University has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1915.
Admissions to Pittsburg State University requires students to complete and submit an application with high school transcripts. Students must then register for a GUS account, and consider attending a spring reception. New students will then attend a Pittsburg State orientation program to enroll in the upcoming semester. Pittsburg State University requires a $30 application fee. Applications are accepted on a rolling deadline. According to U.S. News Pittsburg State University had a 76.8% acceptance rate in fall 2011.