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Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

Point Park University Academics

Point Park University requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Point Park University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Point Park University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Point Park University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at Point Park University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Point Park University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Point Park University?

Point Park University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Point Park University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Point Park University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Point Park University

When choosing a major, Point Park University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Point Park University.Point Park University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Point Park University false.Point Park University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Point Park University

Does Point Park University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Point Park University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Point Park University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Point Park University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Point Park University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Point Park University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Point Park University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Point Park University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Point Park University.

Does Point Park University Require Internships?

🟨 Point Park University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Point Park University

Point Park University Library

The main library on campus is the Point Park University Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Point Park University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Point Park University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Point Park University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Point Park University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Point Park University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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