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Parents of Prospective Students

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Answers to your questions

As a parent or guardian of a prospective student, you have important questions about admissions, financial aid, campus safety, health services and more. We're here to help you find the information you need.

Quality, affordable private education

Small classes. Access to faculty who are real-world practitioners. A dynamic urban campus.  It’s all part of the unique college experience that is Point Park. 

No other university will shape your student’s life, career and future quite like Point Park. And it’s an affordable option. In the 2014-15 academic year, 99 percent of incoming freshmen received some type of financial aid. We’re proud of our ability to enable so many students to enjoy the value of a Point Park education.  Learn more about how we make tuition affordable and discover all of your family's financial aid options.

Academic Success

We are committed to your student’s success. Thanks to Point Park’s small class sizes, all students receive one-on-one attention from their instructors. Point Park has a Center for Student Success to connect students with individualized academic support and services. In addition, the Program for Academic Success offers disability services, course-specific tutoring, study skills, writing support, exam preparation and more.  

Health and Safety

We know you want to ensure that your student will be safe and healthy.  Our Department of Public Safety staff and Point Park officers are at work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure a secure campus environment.  Learn how our students use the PointALERT emergency notification system and more.

And find out how our Student Health Center supports the health and psychological well-being of all students.

Important Dates

Learn more about Admissions and get to know Point Park from the point of view of our prospective students.