Pittsburg State University

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Pittsburg State University Pittsburg State University… Where People Succeed

Pittsburg State University has four colleges consisting of many reputable and outstanding academic programs: If you are interested in pursuing a career in the medical area, being a T.V. broadcaster, an art therapist, interior designer, or even a French teacher… then the College of Arts and Sciences is for you! Of course, these majors are just the tip of the iceberg. There are more than 50 degree programs in this college alone!

If the term "banker's hours" is appealing, or maybe the computer nerd in you is ready to explore the computer science degree, then you want to check out our College of Business. There are excellent undergraduate and graduate programs in this College. BIG NEWS!!! The Kelce College of Business was officially AACSB accredited last April. This accreditation is very important to employers around the world and will greatly enhance our academic reputation.

Are you aspiring to be a psychologist? Or something exciting like a recreation therapist? Maybe you want to be an elementary education teacher. The College of Education offers many reputable programs if working with people young and old is the career for you!

Last, but certainly not least, is Pitt State's famous College of Technology. The state-of-the-art Kansas Technology Center is a must see facility! These programs which include engineering technology, commercial graphics, automotive, technology education and several others, offer a high job placement rate and starting salaries to our graduates nation-wide.

Pittsburg State University is not just your ordinary college. Sure…other colleges can boast a small student to faculty ratio, where you are known by your name, not a number. Maybe they have a great location in a spirited community or a perfect sized institution. They may even have qualified faculty committed to excellence and also offer over 100 student activities and organizations. Other colleges may be affordable with low tuition costs.

PITTSBURG STATE has all of these assets plus…

A reputable state-of-the-art nationally recognized technology center
A College of Business where faculty are committed to work hard to achieve their unique accomplishment of becoming AACSB accredited
Top 10% ranking in the country for the student to computer ratio
More GTE Academic All Americans then any other NCAA Division II institution this decade (38).

And of course, we can't overlook our very unique mascot… THE GORILLA! PSU is the only university in the nation with a gorilla as a mascot. These are just some of the qualities that make Pitt State unique!

There are many exciting things occurring on our campus! We are renovating several buildings, increasing parking space, improving enrollment procedures and doing everything possible to make university life easier on our students. After all… at Pitt State, students come first! Please come visit our beautiful campus soon and learn more about why you would be a perfect "fit" at PSU!

The PSU Office of Admission welcomes individual campus visits anytime Monday thru Friday from 9a.m. - 2p.m., for all who are interested. Call the Office of Admission and schedule your visit today at 800-854-PITT(7488).

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Mined Land Wildlife Areas

Located in Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette Counties, the Mined Land Wildlife Area (MLWA) encompasses about 14,500 acres in 46 scattered tracts. Most of this wildlife area was once surface mined for coal. About 200

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Hotel Stilwell

The Hotel Stilwell was built in 1880 and placed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places in 1980

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Pittsburg Public Library

The Pittburg Public Library, listed on the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is an example of the Prarie School of Architecture. Built in 1910

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Fisk Opus 106 Pipe Organ

The Opus 106 Pipe Organ is a superb mechanical-action pipe organ built by one of the finest organ builders in the world. It arrived on the Pittsburg State campus in March, 1995, and was presented to the university in inaugural festivities, October 1995.

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