Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address201 Wood St
School Websitewww.pointpark.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Point Park University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,834 students applied to Point Park University. Of those students, 3,796 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Point Park University was $29,980, in addition to fees of $1,470. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Point Park University.

Point Park University has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Point Park University acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 3,796 of the 5,834 students who applied to Point Park University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Point Park University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Point Park University had an SAT score between the range of 980 and 1,190. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Point Park University was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Point Park University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Point Park University, the tuition for in-state residents is $29,980. Combined with fees of $1,470, room and board costs of $11,320, other expenses of $2,120 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $46,090.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $31,450 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Point Park University to $46,090 for out-of-state students.

Students at Point Park University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Point Park University was $4,922 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 46%.

Point Park University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Point Park University.

Point Park University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 64% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 35% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Point Park University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Point Park University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 26% students enroll at Point Park University part-time; the other 3,022 students enrolled full-time.

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