Pittsburg State University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Choosing Pittsburg State opens the door to a college experience complete with respected programs, caring and professional faculty, and multiple opportunities to get involved - the traditional, beautiful campus is the home of more than 150 student clubs and organizations. 

About

History

On March 6, 1903, Governor Willis J. Bailey signed a Kansas Senate bill that authorized the establishment in Pittsburg of a school that would prepare teachers of the manual and domestic arts. Public secondary schools in Kansas faced a growing demand for practical course work that prepared youth not for college, but for the changing job market, and qualified teachers were not readily available. 

Education

Pittsburg State University will be the first choice for:

  • Students seeking a quality education through nationally recognized programs;
  • The most talented faculty and staff seeking dynamic careers;
  • Partnerships with communities, businesses, organizations, and individuals in the region;
  • External investment by donors, grant makers, and government.

Research

PSU Research and Grants Administration seeks to enhance discovery and research at Pittsburg State University by assisting faculty, staff and students in developing research activities, searching for external funding opportunities and assisting with the development and submission of funding proposals.

Career

Each year Career Services conducts a survey of the graduating class to learn more about the career choices made by Pittsburg State University graduates. The survey period lasts up to six months after the graduation date for the class. This survey assists Career Services in assessing the initial salary levels offered in various fields and in various cities.

Services

Student services

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) is to assist a diverse student population in obtaining financial aid to support their educational endeavors through accurate, courteous and timely service. 

Housing services

The  Center for Student Accommodations (CSA) provides support services to currently enrolled PSU students with disabilities which substantially impairs one or more major life activities.  Disabled students may qualify for services that accommodate for their impairments and provide equal access to educational opportunity. 

ICT services

The Office of Information Services strives to provide high quality support and network access to applications, devices and services for the enhancement of learning and in support of the university mission. 

Medical services

Students who are not already covered by accident and hospitalization insurance are encouraged to purchase the optional group student health insurance which is a state approved plan designed for all Regents' Schools in Kansas, United Healthcare Student Resources.

Student Life

Campus life

You’ll find the atmosphere of Pittsburg State University’s campus is unlike any other you’ve experienced. Academics, student activities and social events come together to create an exciting and engaging student experience.  University housing is conveniently located in the heart of campus, providing easy access to your classes as well as athletic and student activities. Our safe and secure halls are locked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and only accessible to hall residents and their guests.

Sports facilities

The Department of Campus Recreation contributes to the PSU experience by providing comprehensive recreation programs and facilities which foster self-discovery, learning, responsibility, engagement, sportsmanship and an appreciation for personal wellness.

Student clubs

The Campus Activities Center is home to over 150 registered student organizations and hope that we can help you find your fit!

Accreditation

Pittsburg State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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