3,281
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,353
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Point Park University is a University institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15222-1984
United States
Contact Phone: 412-391-4100

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,860
Applied
3,152
Accepted
3,281
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

3,330
Females Applied
2,286
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,530
Males Applied
866
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements: Audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 556 500 610
SAT Math 526 480 580
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,980
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Fees

1,470
Full-time student fees
12,200
Room & board
5,320
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,353
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,190
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,375
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,380
Avg. Loan Aid
13,043
Avg. Grant Aid
19,916
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,281
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.07%
Black or African American 14.57%
White or Caucasian 71.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 1.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 4.94%
Other 0.82%

Gender

Male (41.02%)
Female (58.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Pioneer Community (Service) Day, Spring Fling and Freshman Riverboat Cruise

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
WPPJ student radio station, The Body Christian Fellowship, Dance Club, Campus Activities Board and Action Sports Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
campus patrolled by Accredited Law Enforcement Agency, 24-hour security desk, video security

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

519
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 149
Part-time - 370