If you want to apply to Point Park University, the fee for the application is $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
|Point Park University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||74%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||24%|
Point Park University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Point Park University is moderately difficult.
In 2021, Point Park University accepted 70% of students, around 3,761 of the 5,411 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Point Park University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Conservatory of Performing Arts programs is program very difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Point Park University must submit the following items. Double check with Point Park University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Point Park University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At Point Park University 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 65% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Point Park University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||15%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||7%|
Point Park University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Point Park University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 74% of Point Park University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 24% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Point Park University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 483 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Point Park University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 483 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Point Park University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Point Park University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Point Park University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Point Park University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Point Park University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Point Park University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Point Park University.
Does Point Park University accept transfer credits?
Point Park University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Point Park University accepts:
Does Point Park University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Point Park University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Point Park University?
No, Point Park University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Point Park University's acceptance rate?
Point Park University's acceptance rate is 70%.
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How hard is it to get into Point Park University? Point Park University is a somewhat selective institution. The Point Park University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Point Park University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Point Park University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Point Park University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Point Park University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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