Pittsburg State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Pittsburg, KS
Founded in 1903, Pittsburg State University currently enrolls around 6,645 students a year, including 5,181 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 96%
Average GPA: 3.4
Mean ACT score: 22
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Admission to Pittsburg State University is minimally difficult. Around 96 percent of all applicants are admitted to Pittsburg State University each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Pittsburg State University is 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 22.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Pittsburg State University, around 74 percent return for their sophomore year.
Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $24,533 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pittsburg State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pittsburg State University is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Pittsburg State University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Pittsburg State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Pittsburg State University is like? There are approximately 6,645 students enrolled at Pittsburg State University, including 5,181 undergraduate students and 1,464 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from KS and 29% percent of students are from other states.
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