Pittsburg State University is also called as Pitt State or PSU which is a public university which has thousands of students in the Graduate and Undergraduate courses. The University is located in Pittsburg United States. The large population of students are the residents within the Pittsburg region. Almost 89% of students are Americans. PSU was found in 1903 as a Normal School but later in 1913 it became a full fledged institution named as Pittsburg State which eventually became Pittsburg University in 1977 after a lot of dedication and hard work.

The University is located in Southeast Kansas with many technology centers which are the largest academic buildings in Kansas.

Admissions

If you are willing to take admission in PSU

  • You should score 21 or higher on the ACT
  • Completed curriculum with 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Residents must have 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Should have 24 or more transferable college credit hours with at least a 2.0/4.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • IELTS/ TOEFL/PTE scores required.

Courses Offered

PSU offers many courses for Undergraduate and Graduate programs which gives the student the options to explore in their interest area and allows them to select the course of their choice.

The various courses for both undergraduate and graduate are:-

  • Automotive Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Computer Management
  • Information Technology
  • Technology Management

Advantages

  • Faculty

PSU gives you the best faculty with a lot of experience and intellectually strong personalities who helps you to enhance your abilities and brings the best out of you.

  • Flat tuition rate policy

The affordability you need is what PSU gives along with the flexibility. The flat tuition rate policy allows you to take the full time undergraduate course (enrolled in at least 12 credit hours) and graduate students (enrolled in 9 or more credit hours) to pay single tuition rate regardless of the amount of total credits taken.

 Approximate fees structure

Instate

Undergraduate                   Graduate

$16,076                                $16,942

Out of state

Undergraduate                      Graduate

$27420                                $27,572

International student

Undergraduate             Graduate

$29202                        $29364

  • EMI

To make it easier for the students and parents and to reduce the burden the University offers the EMI option where inn students can pay the fees of the academic year in 4 installments provided the course fees should be more than $10,000

  • Scholarships

Almost 80% of the students in PSU get the Scholarship which helps them in the studies and supports them as well. There are many other financial aids as well which the university provides.

The scholarship that a student gets is from $1000 to $6000 depending upon the grades and performance of the students.

There are even grants which are given to the students which are not to be repayed.

Facilities

The various facilities available for the students on the campus is the major focus of the PSU as it plays an important role while a student pursue his studies. PSU believes in contributing to the development of the total person in academic, aesthetic, spiritual, social and physical all the areas.

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and entertainment is one mode of relaxation that a student gets here to explore more of his own talent and participate in various art forms and be the part of the entertainment. The major attraction is the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Located in the heart of Pittsburg State University’s campus, the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts is the region’s premiere destination for the fine and performing arts. Designed and constructed by the world’s most renowned theater architects, this $33 million facility features a 1,100-seat performance hall, a 250-seat theater, a 3,500 square-foot art gallery and state-of-the-art technology.

Campus recreation

There are various campus recreation programs that are designed by the campus for the students as well as the staff and faculties of PSU to provide the experiential learning to the people by giving opportunity to organize as well as participate in the activities like the Sports Program. Also there is the WEEDE Pool located in the Garfield WEEDE blog which allows you lap swimming and just floating on noodles to structured swimming lessons and fitness classes. The fitness program at PSU provide a safe and convenient environment where one can maintain and even improve the self health and take care of the physical fitness as well. The Student Recreation Centre helps you in all the stages. It’s a place where you can sit with a friend and enjoy the lounge and also enjoy various games like Table Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer etc.

Live on campus

PSU’s first priority is the students and their studies. They totally focus on providing the best support services to the students. Other than studies there are plenty of activities that a student can do. There are over 150 clubs that are run by students and organizations, which range from Frisbee to music and even fishing depending upon the interest of the student. As PSU have students across the globe say approximately 40 countries creates an international atmosphere on the campus.

PSU offers a traditional apartment style suit living options as per the need of the student. The rooms are furnished properly with the required amenities like beds, desks and chairs and wardrobe. The other facilities like laundry, room cleaning, kitchen, and internet access everything is taken care. The life is very peaceful on the campus and you can enjoy all the events that take place in the campus with ease. The food options available are also as per the requirement and at a very reasonable cost. The best living with the best amenities at the best price is the University housing. Campus is the place that gives you the best experience not only the place to sleep and hangout but also enjoying every part of the campus being the part of the campus. It’s about feeling safe and secure and not between unknown people and feel as if you are always between friends, which the campus makes you feel.

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