Pittsburg State University (Pitt State)

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Pittsburg State University can be found in Pittsburg, KS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around seven thousand students are enrolled at Pitt State.

Many students at Pitt State scored in the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the Pitt State average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 79 percent with 47 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at pittstate.edu.

Overall Pitt State Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Pittsburg State University was reported as 79.0% in Fall 2013 with over 3,070 college applications submitted to Pitt State. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Pitt State ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Pitt State Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Pittsburg State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Pittsburg State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pittsburg State University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.8%
  • 2010-2011: 85.8%
  • 2011-2012: 76.8%
  • 2012-2013: 79.3%
  • 2013-2014: 79.0%
  • Projected Pitt State Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 79.6%

How Does Pitt State Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pitt State is forty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Missouri Southern State University97.3%
Southwest Baptist University90.2%
Drury University81.0%
Evangel University64.3%
Oklahoma Wesleyan University49.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pitt State (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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