Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$34,200

not including housing and food

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $5,520
Food $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 Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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