Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
483
75th
570
25th
470
75th
26
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,761
Declined 1,650
Total Received 5,411
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Private

3,594

undergraduate students

1,112

graduate students

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School Facts

Point Park University, founded in 1950, is a private, coeducational, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication and Conservatory of Performing Arts. Its campus is located in Pittsburgh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,706
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 302,407). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA
15222

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
483
75th
570
25th
470
75th
26
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,761
Declined 1,650
Total Received 5,411

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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
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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,162

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,560
Room $5,520
Board $7,160
Additional fees $1,640
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $48,080
Average Financial Aid - $20,162
Total with Avg. Aid $27,918

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,204,737
State $3,721,474
Institutional $32,690,287
Other external $2,646,722
Total $45,263,220

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,802
Institutional $3,041,770
Other external $424,486
Total $3,481,058
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 412 392-3930
F: 412 392-4795
financialaid@pointpark.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

action sports, dance, hip hop team, martial arts/self-defense, Pilates, rugby, tap dance, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, American Mideast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Communications Technology/Technician.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Community Psychology.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Studies.
Forensic Science and Technology.
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Intelligence, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Learning Sciences.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Organizational Leadership.
Photography.
Photojournalism.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Science/Health/Environmental Journalism.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education

4,706

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

3,594
students

Female
61%
2,196

Male
39%
1,398

24%

1,112
students

Female
59%
661

Male
41%
451

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

2,719
students

Female
62%
1,674

Male
38%
1,045

24%

875
students

Female
60%
522

Male
40%
353

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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