Point Park University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

201 Wood Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984

(412) 392-3430

(800) 321-0129

Fax: (412) 392-3902

Contact: Joell Minford

Director of Admissions
Main Address

201 Wood Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984

(800) 321-0129


Total undergrads: 3,326

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 538

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,241

Graduate enrollment: 520


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B,C
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Human Resources Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Photojournalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology A,B,C


Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A,B
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A,B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Point Park University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (412) 391-4100
Website: www.pointpark.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://pointweb.pointpark.edu/ics/Admissions/
Address: 201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,929
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,222 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $32,750
Out-of-state Tuition: $32,750
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,403

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Point Park University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Point Park University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 43
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 92
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 21861
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 331
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 121
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 131
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 81
Grand total 3555192

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Point Park University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $32,750
Out-of-state $32,750
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $17,478
Out-of-state $17,478

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 603 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 603 100% $20,403
Student loan aid 513 85% $9,030

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,859 92% $18,979
Federal student loans 2,353 76% $7,382

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Point Park University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Point Park University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,359 1,659 3,700
Percent admitted 100% 68% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 14% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Point Park University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,929
Undergraduate enrollment 3,100
Graduate enrollment 829

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Point Park University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

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