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Get up to $6,000 in scholarships per year

Gorilla International Scholarship

Study in the United States at Pittsburg State University

Bachelor's and master's programs

At Pittsburg State University we offer more than 200 bachelor's and master's programs, in a wide variety of disciplines. We invite you to explore the academics and study at a beautiful campus in a community that is one of the most supportive in the nation.

Up to $6,000 in scholarships per year (see details)
Fully accredited University
40+ countries represented
17:1 student to faculty ratio
Friendly campus and surrounding community


International Scholarship

Scholarships awarded up to the maximum amount listed below based on the following:

  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Scholarly Activities
  • Professional Experiences
  • GRE/GMAT Scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE English Proficiency Score
  • Need
Grade Point Average (GPA) Up to maximum amount based on application
3.8-4.0 $6,000 / year
3.6-3.79 $5,000 / year
3.4-3.59 $4,000 / year
3.2-3.39 $3,000 / year
2.7-3.19 $2,000 / year

Scholarship will be applied in the form of a tuition waiver for up to four years of full time enrollment for undergraduate students and for up to two years of full time enrollment for graduate students. Scholarships are available for new international students (freshman, transfer and graduate) applying to PSU for the first time. Must have admission to a degree program.

Not eligible: exchange students, government/employer sponsored students, students receiving tuition waivers such as graduate assistantships or legacy tuition waivers, online programs, students in special short-term, non-degree programs, Intensive English Program, and other tuition waivers. The scholarship may be rescinded if the cumulative GPA drops below 3.0. Must be enrolled as a full time student. Scholarship will not be applied to tuition during summer semesters.

Experience at Pitt State

Beautiful campus

Pittsburg State University's expansive campus is filled with stunning architecture, state-of-the-art technology, and magnificent artwork. Here, you'll feel the history surround you as you enter stately buildings such as McCray, Porter, and Russ Halls.

You'll also experience the brilliance of modern design and engineering in our Kansas Technology Center, Robert W. Plaster Center, and Bicknell Family Center for the Arts – all connected by an easily accessible hike/bike trail surrounded by manicured landscaping, a tranquil lake and open vistas.

Students in KTC courtyard

  • Internships
  • Student Employment
  • Assistantships
  • Admission Steps - Undergraduate
  • Admission Steps - Graduate

All programs require or have an internship/practicum available as an elective. Students are encouraged to pursue internships by taking the initiative to secure one that meets their interests and needs.

We can assist with everything from choosing a major to negotiating a salary. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Major and Career Counseling
  • Resumes and Cover Letter Assistance
  • Student Employment
  • Jobs and Internship Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • Events

Pittsburg State University offers graduate assistantships in many departments and offices on campus. Teaching, administrative and research positions are available. 

As an added bonus, all full-time graduate assistants have the opportunity to purchase required student insurance at 25% of the cost. The University will pay the remaining 75%.

After applying, submit the following: 

  • Academic records / transcripts (and English translation)
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score (not required for conditional admission)
  • Bank statement or financial guarantee
  • Statement of financial support
  • Copy of passport
Student faces

Campus Life

Explore. Discover. Participate.

The life at the campus of Pittsburg State is unique. We are just large enough where there are many, many opportunities for students to explore.

See for yourself



Abundant hands-on, leadership, and other opportunities inside and outside the classroom.


A springboard to a good career

First and foremost, Pitt State does an exceptional job of preparing students for satisfying careers.

  • Very high job placement rates
  • Starting salaries trend above national averages
  • High success in preparing students for further studies
  • Excellent relations with national companies