Point Park University Rankings

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In the World#3414 of 14178
In North America#997 of 2629
In the United States#924 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#61 of 155
In Pittsburgh#5 of 10

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$23,705 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,100
Graduates
829
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Point Park University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%68%76%
Applicants5,3591,6593,700
Admissions3,9181,1242,794
Freshmen enrolled full time629222407
Freshmen enrolled part time431

855 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

852 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
482 or 76%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Point Park University are 980-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
160 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Point Park University are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2791 (71%)
Black or African American554 (14%)
Hispanic208 (5%)
Two or more races150 (4%)
Nonresident Alien143 (4%)
Asian50 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown24 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,705/year
Average aid awarded
$20,403
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,733
$30-48K$17,863
$48-75K$20,364
$75-110K$22,975
$110K+$25,976

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,180$15,858
Tuition in-state$31,180$15,858
Tuition out-of-state$31,180$15,858
Fee in-district$1,570$1,620
Fee in-state$1,570$1,620
Fee out-of-state$1,570$1,620

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,070
Combined charge for room and board$12,440
Room charge$5,420
Meal charge$7,020

Point Park University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General56122
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other794
Dance, General59
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1632
Cinematography and Film & Video Production44
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies344
Health & Health Care Administration & Management30
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1611
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication26
Musical Theatre26
Intelligence, General24
English Language and Literature, General23
Community Psychology320
Accounting20
Curriculum and Instruction20
Playwriting and Screenwriting415
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General18
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Other16
Elementary Education and Teaching16
Special Education and Teaching, General16
Information Technology15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other14
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician13
Psychology, General13
Engineering & Industrial Management13
Journalism93
Radio and Television12
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General12
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician11
Directing and Theatrical Production11
Communications Technology & Technician11
Acting10
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General10
Secondary Education and Teaching10
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching10
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects9
Environmental Studies9
Mass Communication & Media Studies8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General8
Broadcast Journalism8
Forensic Science and Technology7
Public Administration7
History, General6
Education, Other5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other4
Community Organization and Advocacy4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Photojournalism3
Economics, General3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3
International & Global Studies3
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Political Science and Government, General2
Legal Studies, General2
Photography2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Social Studies Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Mechanical Engineering1
Grand Total65734636
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%59%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
153
Citations
1,699

Publication count by topic

Psychology
39
Sociology
24
Political science
14
Computer science
11
Medicine
8
Economics
7
Engineering
6
Art
6
History
6
Geography
4
Chemistry
3
Philosophy
3
Biology
3
Mathematics
3
Business
3
Physics
2
Environmental science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy208110
Sociology2405176
Business2461358
History25216
Psychology3002620
Political science334526
Economics341073
Geography417324
Physics449218
Environmental science461920
Chemistry504186
Mathematics506926
Computer science508159
Engineering55765
Medicine566225
Biology590814

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199300
199410
199500
199610
199720
199800
199901
200003
200110
200201
200303
200410
200515
200623
2007220
2008511
2009838
2010566
20111593
20129136
20137150
20146147
20157158
201610161
201710111
201823127
20199149
202013124

General info

Founded1960
WikipediaPoint Park University
MottoPro Arte, Pro Communitate, Pro Professione
For Knowledge, For Community, For Career
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April). Also Summer Sessions (May-June; June-July)
Total FTE staff636
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address201 Wood St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222-1984
United States
City population301,000
Phone4123914100
Fax+1 (412) 392 4775

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