Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Private
    4 year
  • 3,225
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:13
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 14%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $19.6K
    Avg. Financial Aid
At Point Park University, we know that people are the heart of a flourishing academic community and city center. Our commitment to providing the highest quality education for our students includes a commitment to enhancing the vitality of our Downtown neighborhood. The Academic Village at Point Park University is a new living and learning hub that is already transforming our campus. 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.
Over 4,500 courses transfer into Point Park University
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Full-Time Undergraduate 2,537
Part-Time Undergraduate 688
Application Acceptance Rate 76%
Transfer Students 447
Programs 100 Programs
Courses 1,625 Courses
Transfer Agreements 4 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 4,670 incoming Equivalencies
2,506 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $25,190
Out-of-State Tuition $25,190
Books and Supplies $1,000
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 79%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $8,321
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 94%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $11,320
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    The awards for full-time students at Point Park University are determined on the basis of academic achievement, community service, artistic or athletic talent, and financial need.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Point Park University is a transfer friendly school.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Fall Total [1327] : Men [560] Women [767]
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    Fall Total [864] : Men [382] Women [482]
  • Percentage Accepted:
    Fall Total [65%] : Men [68%] Women [62%]
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    Fall Total [502] : Men [236] Women [266]
  • Transfer Agreements:
    Allegheny County Community College, Beaver County Community College, Butler County Community College, Westmoreland County Community College, Eastern Gateway Community College
  • View Agreements:

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall Semester Rolling
Spring Semester Rolling
Summer Semester Rolling

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    There is a minimum GPA of 2.0 required.
  • Official Transcripts:
    Official transcripts from all institutions attended are required. Data from other institutions attended printed on the most recently attended institution's transcript is not accepted. An official high school transcript or GED results are required.
  • SAT Scores:
    There is no requirement for test score submission.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Letters of Recommendation are optional.
  • Essay:
    All applicants are encouraged to submit a personal essay with their application for admissions. Non-Conservatory applicants MUST submit a personal essay to be considered for departmental scholarships.
  • Application Fee:
    Online application is free.
  • Interview:
    There is no requirement for an interview.
  • Other Requirements:
    Conservatory applicants are required to audition, interview or submit a portfolio dependent on the major.
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Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Point Park will grant credit with a minimum grade of "C."
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    The minimum credits required for transfer are 12. The maximum number completed through any combination at two-year colleges, proprietary schools, and the first two years at a four-year college is 70 credits.
  • Transfer Policy Document:

Point Park University

201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984
United States
Main Phone:
(412) 391-1410
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Deb Bateman
Director of Articulation and Special Projects, Admissions
International Admissions Contact:
Rebecca Lee
Director, International Student Services
Athletic Director Contact:
Daniel Swalga
Director, Athletics
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.