201 Wood StreetPittsburgh, PA 15222 412-392-3430
http://www.pointpark.edu enroll@pointpark.edu
About Point Park University
  • Year of Foundation 1960
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,962
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 17%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $20,720
  • Room and Board $9,020
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 3530
If you’re interested in becoming a new student, we think you’ll find that no other University will shape your life, and your future, quite like Point Park. Whether you’re a high school student who wants to pursue your degree on an energizing urban campus, an adult undergraduate looking for opportunity and convenience, or a graduate student seeking advanced education at a University that accommodates your life and schedule, this is the place to be. Our history as an integral part of Downtown Pittsburgh is a great source of pride for all of us. We hope you’ll be part of our vision to be one of the most dynamic urban universities in America. Point Park is a place of growth and transformation--in the lives of our students and the city of Pittsburgh.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Riverboat Cruise(s)-Fall & Spring, Cafe Karaoke (Spring 2004), Downtown Film Series;
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Club
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi National Honor Society; Alpha Sigma Lambda-Part-Time Student Honor Society
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry(Inter-denominational), The Body Christian Fellowship
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (11)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh (1)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (57%), women's dorms (32%), men's dorms (11%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 61%
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 29%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 274
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 22,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 25,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Number Of Books in Library 117,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,454
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 0%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Duquesne University)
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Many Point Park University graduates are currently in Broadway productions.
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 0
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis