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Pittsburg State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,688 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,396 tuition
$7,778 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,514 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$26,440 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,148 tuition
$7,778 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,514 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,283 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,669 avg)
13% get state aid ($1,497 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($2,283 avg)
61% get loans ($6,076 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.81% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,192 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,669 37%
Pell Grants $4,405 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,131 12%
Institution Grant Aid $2,283 59%
State Grant Aid $1,497 13%
Student Loans $6,076 61%
Federal Loans $5,468 59%
Other Loans $7,428 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Pittsburg State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $244
Out of State $602


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • I am a current student here

    Lots of scholarships and opportunities. Cheap but quality education!

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  • Abbey from Liberty, MO
  • I am a current student here

    There's a ton of advantage programs for students living close Pittsburg, even students in KC, MO can receive in state tuition depending on which county they live in! Check it out!

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  • Jessica from Joplin, MO
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Flat tuition rate for full-time students, regardless of how many credit hours taken above the necessary 12.

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