Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU is a public university with approximately 7,479 students (6,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas
A large percentage of Pittsburg State University student population consists of residents within the Pittsburg region; the gender proportion is relatively equal. Almost 89% of the students are Americans. Pitt State also has an 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio. It is a member of the Kansas Board of Regents. Currently, it has an endowment of around $74,000,000. The student newspaper of Pittsburg State University is the Collegio.
According to U.S. News & World Report, Pitt State is ranked #87 among Best Midwestern Universities – Master’s category. The US News also ranked PSU students 4th among Midwest Universities – Master’s category in the least amount of debt carried after graduation, based on the 2004 class. Furthermore, in 2010 PSU’s Master’s in Business Administration program was ranked by the Princeton Review as one of the top 15 in the nation in the categories of Marketing and Accounting. The results were determined by a nationwide survey that questioned thousands of students about their academic experiences.