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Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
3,591
Point Park University overview
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Online pointpark.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Point Park University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,411 prospective students applied, and 3,761 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 522 enrolled in the school.  2,580 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,011 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $32,560 plus fees of $1,640. Point Park University is ranked 563 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Point Park University is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Point Park University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
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SAT 953/1180
ACT 18/26
GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
69.5% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$32,560
Costs for Point Park University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,640
Room and Board $11,760
Budget for Other Expenses$2,300
Total One Year Cost$49,460

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Point Park University students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 25%
Business 20%
Communication 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Education 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215442 IPEDS survey data for Point Park University.

Current students may use the Point Park University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.