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Take your career to the next level. Advanced degrees for real professionals.

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400+ students. 40+ countries. ONE university. Your new home away from home. 

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Flexibility and affordability in our one-of-a-kind Flat-Rate tuition program. Twelve hours or 21 hours ... it's the same rate for qualified students. PLUS special rates for out-of-state students.  

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Make those grades pay off. Apply for scholarships. Financial aid resources also available.

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Experience all that Pittsburg State has to offer. Live on campus!

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Pitt State Admission

National Accreditation. Personalized Programs.

Pitt State is a fully accredited state university with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs:

  • celebrated academic programs
  • hands-on learning
  • a student-to-faculty ratio of 17:1
  • average undergraduate class size of 18

Beautiful Campus

Pitt State's expansive campus is filled with stunning architecture, state-of-the-art technology, and magnificent artwork. Here, you'll feel the history surrounding you as you enter stately buildings such as McCray, Porter, and Russ Halls. You'll also experience the brilliance of modern design and engineering in our Kansas Technology Center, Robert W. Plaster Center, and Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. All are connected by an easily accessible hike/bike trail surrounded by manicured landscaping, a tranquil lake, and open vistas.

Schedule a campus visit today and see why students from throughout our nation and the globe are proud to call themselves Pitt State Gorillas! Digital Viewbook 2022

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Campus Life

Explore. Discover. Participate.

The life at the campus of Pittsburg State is unique. We are just large enough where there are many, many opportunities for students to explore.

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Student employment

On-campus employment is a great option for many students looking for part-time employment.

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Greek Life

Want to be involved in a fraternity or sorority? Pitt State has you covered! There are three sororities and six fraternities at Pitt State.

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Honors College

College career can be rewarding for outstanding students.

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A springboard to a good career

First and foremost, Pitt State does an exceptional job of preparing students for satisfying careers.

  • Very high job placement rates
  • Starting salaries trend above national averages
  • High success in preparing students for further studies
  • Excellent relations with national companies


Abundant hands-on, leadership, and other opportunities inside and outside the classroom.

Nationally recognized academics

The paths that Pitt State students take to their careers vary widely. There are many academic programs in four colleges to choose from, so there's something for just about every interest. If you're not quite sure what you will major in, our innovative Exploratory Studies Program will introduce you to a range of options that will help you succeed academically and in your future.

Quality you can afford

Pitt State promises not just a great education, but a great value as well. Our tuition is among the lowest in the region, and we offer a generous program of need-based and merit financial aid, so family income is not an obstacle to a high-quality education. Indeed, four out of five Pitt State students receive some form of financial aid.

Family friendly

Pittsburg State supports students and their families through a variety of services and events. Students have access to a state-of-the-art health center, a modern recreation center and a wide variety of family friendly entertainment options.

Our family friendly atmosphere extends into the classroom as well. The Kelce College of Business was recently ranked No. 5 on the Princeton Review’s list of most family-friendly business schools in the nation.

Once a Gorilla, Always a Gorilla

When you become a member of the Pitt State family, you become one of more than 63,000 proud alumni who can be found throughout the world. It’s an amazing network filled with successful men and women who proudly wear the Crimson and Gold.