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

www.pointpark.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,326

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 538

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,241

Graduate enrollment: 520

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

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

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:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,093
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,690 (66% 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:$29,030
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,030
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,237

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Point Park University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services143
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs112
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education21951
Engineering2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields331
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs1121
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service231
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1111
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts81
Grand total6759182

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education24
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Grand total6288

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,030
Out-of-state$29,030
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,848
Out-of-state$16,848

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid57698%
Grant or scholarship aid57598%$18,237
Student loan aid45678%$8,343

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,80491%$15,502
Federal student loans2,32276%$7,770

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,0731,3292,744
Percent admitted100%64%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled15%16%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment4,093
Undergraduate enrollment3,276
Graduate enrollment817

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:

  • 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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