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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,034 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,386 tuition
$6,540 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,108 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$22,590 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,942 tuition
$6,540 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$1,108 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,229 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
86% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,390 avg)
15% get state aid ($1,014 avg)
56% get institn'l aid ($2,229 avg)
59% get loans ($5,188 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.70% 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 $4,221 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,390 36%
Pell Grants $3,935 36%
Other Federal Grants $748 22%
Institution Grant Aid $2,229 56%
State Grant Aid $1,014 15%
Student Loans $5,188 59%
Federal Loans $5,036 59%
Other Loans $5,112 2%

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 $197
Out of State $515


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Nov-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Lots of scholarships and opportunities. Cheap but quality education!

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  • Abbey from Liberty, MO
  • Aug-07-2013 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
  • Jul-26-2013 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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  • Adam from Lees Summit, MO
  • Jul-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Pittsburg State is the definition of bang for your buck! They offer flat rate tuition, one price, no matter how many credits you enroll in. Also Pittsburg State offers in state tuition for certain counties in surrounding states.

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