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Point Park University Student Life

Point Park University is in an urban setting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Point Park University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Point Park University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Point Park University has a thriving WPPJ student radio station. In fact, more students participate in WPPJ student radio station than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Point Park University include The Body Christian Fellowship, Dance Club, Campus Activities Board and Action Sports Club.

Point Park University students' favorite campus traditions are Pioneer Community (Service) Day, Spring Fling and Freshman Riverboat Cruise.

Does Point Park University Offer Student Housing?

Point Park University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Point Park University students live off campus. In 2021, 28% of undergrads at Point Park University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Point Park University. There are 1,070 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,791 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 974 students chose to live in campus housing.

Point Park University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Point Park University Athletics

At Point Park University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Point Park University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Point Park University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Point Park University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Point Park University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Point Park University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Point Park University has campus patrolled by Accredited Law Enforcement Agency, 24-hour security desk, video security.

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Point Park University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

86%

Full Time

14%

Part Time

72%

In State

28%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

71%

13%

6%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.22%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

2,791

Graduate Students

800

Non-Resident / International Students

77

Point Park University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,591

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,610

Out-of-State

$35,610

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Application Deadline

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