Point Park University Graduate Schools

Point Park University (referred to as Point Park) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Point Park University is $17,838 in average. The school has 800 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,591 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Point Park University (referred to as Point Park) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Point Park University is $17,838 in average. The school has 800 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,591 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 21 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,838
Student Population800
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(21 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Point Park University is $17,838 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $881.
Point Park University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Point Park University 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, remedial services, 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)21 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park University is $17,838. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.51% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$15,858$1,080
2018-2019$15,858$1,422
2019-2020$15,858$1,620
2020-2021$15,858$1,890
2021-2022$15,858$1,980
The graduate school tuition & fees of Point Park is average compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Point Park University$17,838
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,100 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Point Park University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.71% 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.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,100$2,300$3,150$2,100
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
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $881 at Point Park University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$881
2018-2019$881
2019-2020$881
2020-2021$881
2021-2022$881

Graduate Programs at Point Park

Point Park University offers 28 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, 462 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 Degree209342
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2241
Doctor's degree - other100
Post Bachelor's Degree5579
Total2816462
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 74 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 151 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 32 completers.
Point Park University offers 28 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 462 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 342 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 79 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 8 completers-
Environmental Studies8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Journalism3$39,300
Science/Health/Environmental Journalism0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia4-
Communications Technologies [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Communications Technology/Technician5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] (5 completers) 80 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction23-
Educational Leadership and Administration17-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching9-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching18-
Engineering Technology [+] 17 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management17-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Intelligence17-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Community Psychology13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Playwriting and Screenwriting12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 29 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29-
Business [+] 151 completers-
Business Administration and Management151$55,800
Organizational Leadership0-
Total342
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 30 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration30-
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy11-
Total41
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Psychology0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Public Relations/Image Management0-
Education [+] 79 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration66-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration13-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Total79

Graduate Student Population at Point Park

For academic year 2021-2022, total 800 students enrolled into Point Park University graduate schools where it has total 3,591 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 170 full-time and 630 part-time graduate students. By gender, 286 male and 514 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
Total800286514
Full-time17069101
Part-tme630217413
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 604 White (75.50%), 115 Black/African American (14.38%), 23 Hispanic (2.88%), 4 Asian (0.50%), and 54 students with other races. 23 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total800286514
American Indian/Native American000
Asian413
Black/African American1152986
Hispanic231112
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White604221383
Two More18711
Un-Known12210
Non-resident Alien23149
Point Park University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 601 graduate students (75.13% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 76 graduate students (9.50% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total800
Enrolled Online Exclusively601
Enrolled Some Online Courses76
Not in Online Courses123
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Point Park University. 137 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.13% of total students), 68 students are aged above 50 (8.50%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Point Park University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total800286514
Age 20-21404
Age 22-241334390
Age 25-2921064146
Age 30-341265076
Age 35-391004159
Age 40-491576691
Age 50-64671948
Over 64110
Age Un-Known220

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