Point Park University: Ranking & Review

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Pittsburgh
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United States
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Top 24%

Point Park University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%57%69%
Applicants4,8601,5303,330
Admissions3,1528662,286
Enrolled undergraduates640213427
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,2241,7032,521

1,759 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

831 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores508
Percent of students submitting SAT scores79%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
530

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores203
Percent of students submitting ACT scores32%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Point Park University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$44,730$44,730
Off-campus$36,580$36,580
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,960 and other expenses per full academic year.

Point Park University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,070 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$28,860$28,860
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,270$1,270
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$819$819
Tuition for Full-time graduates$15,858$15,858
Fees for full-time graduates$1,080$1,080
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$881$881

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services160125285
Visual and Performing Arts1897196
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs83891
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service571168
Education25231563
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3381152
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences2626
Psychology131023
Personal and Culinary Services1717
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services51217
English Language and Literature & Letters1414
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1313
Natural Resources and Conservation1212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1910
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1010
Social Sciences88
Health Professions and Related Programs55
History44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Legal Professions and Studies33
Engineering
Grand Total466024515924

A total of 664 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Point Park University.

At the master's and doctor's level 260 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%54%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

General info

Founded1960
MottoPro Arte, Pro Communitate, Pro Professione
For Knowledge, For Community, For Career
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff673
Instructional FTE326
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitepointpark.edu
Address201 Wood St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222-1984
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population301,000
Phone4123914100
Fax+1 (412) 392 4775

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