Graduate Programs Overview

Pittsburg State University is a four-years, public school located in Pittsburg, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,728 for Kansas residents and $19,560 for other students in average.

It offers forty-five graduate programs: 25 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 7 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 455 students have been conferred Master's degree and 25 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NamePittsburg State University
Typefour-years, public
Address1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, KS
Graduate School Students1,573 students
949 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,728
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 45 Graduate Programs
25 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 14 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Pittsburg State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $8,728 and $19,560 for non-Kansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $284 for Kansas residents and $736 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$284$736
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$8,196 (On-Campus) / $7,934 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,114 (On-Campus) / $4,776 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,038$32,870
Off-Campus Total$22,438$33,270
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Pittsburg State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 45 major areas - 24 Master's (10 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,398 students enrolled in Pittsburg State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,573 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 607 male and 966 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 346 full-time and 1,227 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 949 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 303 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students607
Women Students966
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students346
Part-time Students1,227
By race/ethnicity 1,238 White, 65 Black, and 23 Asian students are attending at Pittsburg State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races70
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Pittsburg State University, 949 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 303 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,573
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses949
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses303
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses321
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses949
Kansas Resident560
Other State In U.S.388
Outside of U.S.1

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