Point Park University Graduate School

Point Park University (referred to as Point Park) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park is $15,642 in average. The school has 870 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,288 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Point Park University (referred to as Point Park) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1968 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Point Park Directory Information
School NamePoint Park University (Point Park)
Address201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984
Phone412-391-4100
Webhttps://www.pointpark.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.pointpark.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.pointpark.edu/admissions/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park is $15,642 in average. The school has 870 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,288 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 99 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,642
Student Population870
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs99 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Point Park is $15,642 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $759.
Point Park offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$13,662
Required Fees$1,980
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$759
Point Park offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park University is $15,642. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -12.31% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$15,858$1,422
2019-2020$15,858$1,620
2020-2021$15,858$1,890
2021-2022$15,858$1,980
2022-2023$13,662$1,980
The graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $25,590 (public) / $20,439 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Point Park University$15,642
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$19,660$21,495
Public$18,466$25,590
Private$20,439
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,340 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Point Park.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.68% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $5,250. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,320$2,120$3,150$1,920
2019-2020$11,540$2,180$3,150$1,980
2020-2021$11,760$2,300$3,150$2,100
2021-2022$12,000$2,300$3,150$2,100
2022-2023$12,240$2,300$3,150$2,100
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $759 at Point Park University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -13.85% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$881
2019-2020$881
2020-2021$881
2021-2022$881
2022-2023$759

Graduate Programs at Point Park

Point Park University offers 34 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 421 students have completed their study at Point Park University.
Offered Degrees at Point Park University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree213279
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3049
Doctor's degree - other205
Post Bachelor's Degree6251
Post Master's Degree2037
Total345421
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Point Park University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 37 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 73 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 40 completers.
Point Park University offers 34 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 421 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 279 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 51 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 37 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Journalism1$39,300
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia1-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication1-
Communications Technologies [+] 5 completers-
Communications Technology/Technician5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Information Science/Studies3-
Education [+] (2 completers) 119 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction22-
Educational Leadership and Administration23-
Educational/Instructional Technology--
Special Education and Teaching5-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching2-
Secondary Education and Teaching50-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching17-
Engineering Technology [+] 6 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management6-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Intelligence10-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Community Psychology20-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 7 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Playwriting and Screenwriting9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management17-
Business [+] 75 completers-
Business Administration and Management73$55,800
Organizational Leadership2-
Total279
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 40 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration40-
Educational/Instructional Technology--
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy9-
Total49
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Clinical Psychology5-
Community Psychology--
Total5
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 37 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration37-
Educational/Instructional Technology--
Total51
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 34 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration34-
Total37

Graduate Student Population at Point Park

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 870 students enrolled into Point Park University graduate schools where it has total 3,288 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 141 full-time and 729 part-time graduate students. By gender, 287 male and 583 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total870287583
Full-time1416180
Part-tme729226503
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 600 White (68.97%), 120 Black/African American (13.79%), 90 Hispanic (10.34%), 12 Asian (1.38%), and 48 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total870287583
American Indian/Native American000
Asian1266
Black/African American1203585
Hispanic903357
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White600193407
Two More17413
Un-Known725
Non-resident Alien241410
Point Park University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 678 graduate students (77.93% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 66 graduate students (7.59% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total870
Enrolled Online Exclusively678
Enrolled Some Online Courses66
Not in Online Courses126
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Point Park University. 127 students are aged 20 to 24 (14.60% of total students), 98 students are aged above 50 (11.26%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Point Park University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total870287583
Age 20-21422
Age 22-241234380
Age 25-2918156125
Age 30-341324884
Age 35-391355085
Age 40-4919761136
Age 50-64922468
Over 64633

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