Pittsburg State University

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Pittsburg State University
Motto Where People Succeed
Type Public
Established 1903
Endowment $39.9 million[1]
President Steven A. Scott
Academic staff
Students 7,400[3]
Undergraduates 6,000
Postgraduates 1,200
Address 1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762
, Pittsburg, KS, USA
Campus Rural, 223 acres (0.90 km2)
Colors Crimson and Gold
Nickname Gorillas
Mascot Gus the Gorilla
Website www.pittstate.edu

Pittsburg State University is a university in the city of Pittsburg, Kansas. It has around 7,100 students, 5,900 who are undergraduates, and 1,200 who are graduate students. Most of the students live near Pittsburg. There are around the same number of boys as girls. A little more than three fourths of the students are Americans. For every 19 students there is 1 teacher or staff member. It is a member of the Kansas Board of Regents. Pittsburg State has endowments worth around $40,000,000. It also has a newspaper run by students called the Collegio.

Campus[change | change source]

Pittsburg State University has a 223-acre campus.[4] This campus also houses the Kansas Technology Center, which is a state-of-the-art technology program.[5]

Academics[change | change source]

Pittsburg State has the following schools:

  • College of Arts and Science
  • Kelce College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Technology

References[change | change source]

  1. As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. Retrieved February 18, 2010. 
  2. "College Portrait of Pittsburg State in 2007" (English). Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  3. "PSU sets record fall enrollment" (English). Retrieved 2013-11-29. 
  4. Buildings
  5. Pittsburg State University, Kansas

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 37°23′29″N 94°42′13″W / 37.391334°N 94.703629°W / 37.391334; -94.703629