Tuition & Fees

$29,030

$29,030

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
39%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
13%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,393
Declined + 844
Total Received 3,237
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Private (nonprofit)

Student Enrollment
Not Reported

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Theatre Arts
  2. Business Management
  3. Dance
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Codes

SAT 2676
ACT 3530

School Facts

Point Park University, founded in 1950, is a comprehensive, master's-level university with a strong liberal arts tradition. Point Park enrolls more than 4,000 full- and part-time students in 85 undergraduate programs and 12 graduate programs offered through its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication and Conservatory of Performing Arts. Its campus is located in Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)

Pittsburgh, PA

Urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 306,211). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
39%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
42%
12-17
13%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,393
Declined + 844
Total Received 3,237

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joell Minford
Director of Full-time Admissions
P: 412 392-3430
F: 412 391-3902
enroll@pointpark.edu

Cost

Tuition $27,780
Room $4,640
Board $5,360
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $40,030
Average Financial Aid - $19,935
Total with Avg. Aid $20,095

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,935

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,553,676
State $3,579,745
Institutional $18,651,547
Other external $3,539,808
Total $31,324,776

Non-need-based

Federal $1,537
State $16,278
Institutional $2,386,085
Other external $587,987
Total $2,991,887

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, American Mideast Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
green and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Adult Education/Administration
Advertising/Public Relations
Allied Health
Animation/Digital Effects
Applied Arts
Applied Business
Applied History
Arts Management
Banking
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biotechnology
Broadcast Production/Programming
Broadcast Reporting/Journalism
Broadcasting
Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Children's Theatre
Cinema Production
Cinema/Digital Arts
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Community Psychology
Communication Technology
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dance Pedagogy
Early Childhood Education
Economics/Finance
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Health Science/Protection
Environmental Studies
Film/Video Production
Forensic Science
Funeral Service
General Studies
Global Cultural Studies
Global Management/Administration
Health Services
History
Human Resources Management
Information Technology
Instructional Studies
Integrated Marketing Communication
Intelligence/Global Security
Intelligence/National Security
International Studies
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Journalism/Photojournalism
Law Enforcement
Leadership/Public Service
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Management Services
Marketing Communications
Mass Communication/New Media Technology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Multimedia
Organizational Leadership
Photography
Photojournalism
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Special Education
Sport/Art/Entertainment Management
Systems Process Control Engineering Technology
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Communications
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rebecca Lee
Director, International Student Services
412 392-3903
rlee1@pointpark.edu

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