#42 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
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Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Online pointpark.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Point Park University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,359 prospective students applied, and 3,918 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 633 enrolled in the school.  3,022 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,077 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $31,180 plus fees of $1,570. Point Park University is ranked 679 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Point Park University is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
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SAT 980/1190
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Point Park University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,570
Room and Board $11,540
Budget for Other Expenses$2,180
Total One Year Cost$47,670

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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.