Point Park University

country rank : 1046

world rank     : 3224

University Overview

  

Established in 1960, Point Park University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Pittsburgh (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Point Park University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Point Park University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Point Park University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Founded
1960


Motto
Pro Arte, Pro Communitate, Pro Professione For Knowledge, For Community, For Career


Colours
Green and white


Mascot
Black Diamond II the Bison


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh 15222-1984
+1 (412) 392 4775
800 321 0129

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
4,000-4,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
500-599

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Point Park University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

 

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