Tuition & Fees

$30,130

$30,130

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
39%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
29%
400-499
44%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
30%
18-23
34%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,836
Declined + 1,185
Total Received 4,021
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Private (nonprofit)

3,188

undergraduate students

656

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 2676
ACT 3530

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,844
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)

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Pittsburgh, PA

Urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 303,625). 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
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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
12%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
39%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
29%
400-499
44%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
30%
18-23
34%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
(waived if filed online)
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

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,836
Declined + 1,185
Total Received 4,021

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
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 $28,860
Room $4,760
Board $5,500
Additional fees $1,270
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $41,390
Average Financial Aid - $22,313
Total with Avg. Aid $19,077

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,313

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,540,242
State $3,292,397
Institutional $24,738,521
Other external $3,038,346
Total $36,609,506

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $5,493
Institutional $2,823,150
Other external $448,362
Total $3,277,005

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (outdoor)
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
Allied Health
Animation/Visual Effects
Applied Business
Banking
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Sciences
Broadcast Production/Media Management
Broadcast Reporting
Business Administration
Business Management
Cinema Production
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Community Psychology
Communication Technology
Creative Writing/English
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dance Pedagogy
Early Childhood Education
Economics/Finance
Education
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Journalism
Environmental Studies
Forensic Science
Funeral Service
Global Cultural Studies
Global Management/Administration
History
Human Resources Management
Information Technology
Instructional Studies
Intelligence/Global Security
Intelligence/National Security
Interdisciplinary Design
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Leadership/Public Service
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Mass Communication
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Multimedia
Organizational Leadership
Photography
Photojournalism
Political Science
Pre-Health
Pre-Medical
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations/Advertising
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Special Education
Sport/Art/Entertainment Management
Theatre
Writing for Screen/Media
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Undergraduate

83%

3,188
students

Female
57%
1,805

Male
43%
1,383

Graduate

17%

656
students

Female
60%
391

Male
40%
265

undergraduateFull-time

82%

2,643
students

Female
58%
1,519

Male
42%
1,124

undergraduatePart-time

18%

545
students

Female
53%
286

Male
47%
259

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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 Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
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 Required of Some

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
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