Point Park University is in the urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Point Park University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Point Park University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Point Park University has the WPPJ student radio station. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
The Point Park University community comes together each year for Pioneer Community (Service) Day, Spring Fling and Freshman Riverboat Cruise.
This table offers information on housing at Point Park University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||28%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,070|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||974|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||72%|
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 2022, 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 2021-2022 school year, 974 students chose to live on-campus.
Point Park University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
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||√||√|
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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