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Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Journalism, Other Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
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 And Management, Other Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Electrical/electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Funeral Service And Mortuary Science, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Community Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,411
Applied
3,761
Accepted
2,791
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

3,775
Females Applied
2,686
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,636
Males Applied
1,075
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.47
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 October 1st
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 555 483 610
SAT Math 530 470 570
ACT Composite 22 18 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,870
Private
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Fees

1,740
Full-time student fees
12,940
Room & board
5,640
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

28,146
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,753
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,321
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,966
Avg. Loan Aid
14,656
Avg. Grant Aid
22,438
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,791
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.17%
Black or African American 13.13%
White or Caucasian 71.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 4.41%
Other 0.57%

Gender

Male (38.59%)
Female (61.41%)

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 28%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Pioneer Community (Service) Day, Spring Fling and Freshman Riverboat Cruise

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
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

496
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 144
Part-time - 352
Male - 349
Female - 347
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