Thursday, August 29, 2013

In the Spotlight...Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg State University is located in Pittsburg, KS a town with a population of around 20,360.  Pittsburg is about 2hours and 45 minutes from Dearborn. 

One thing that you should know about Pittsburg State is that by graduating from North Platte High School you are eligible to apply for the Gorilla Advantage In-State Tuition Plan.  That is a significant savings.  For more information you can go HERE

Here's a tuition comparison taken from the PSU website:

A sample of tuition and fees for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Tuition and Fees  Gorilla Advantage Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees (based on 10 hours or more) $2,953 $7,893
Total Each Semester $2,953 $7,893
Total Each Year $5,906 $15,786
     Gorilla Advantage students save about $9,800 each year compared to out-of-state rates!
This is the equivalent of a $9,800 scholarship!

PSU has degrees in traditional areas such as nursing and education, yet hey also have majors in areas such as: 
 Entrance requirements at PSU are: 
  • 21 or higher on the ACT
  • Rank in the top 1/3 of graduating class or complete the pre-college curriculum with at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.