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Academic and Student Affairs

As a co-educational urban university with a tradition of teaching excellence, Point Park University has nearly 4,000 students who may choose from among more than 82 undergraduate majors, 17 master's degree programs  and one doctoral program through the University's School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Conservatory of Performing Arts and School of Communication.

Unlike some larger universities where students find themselves in huge classes taught by teaching assistants, Point Park offers students dedicated faculty and small classes that enhance the students' education both inside and outside of the classroom.  Point Park students find that it is easy to make life-long connections with their professors because their classes are typically not larger than 25 students. There are many additional services in place to ensure a well-rounded educational experience.

Located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park is an anchor institution in the city's renaissance.  The campus, which includes Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse in Pittsburgh's Oakland section, has expanded from five buildings to one of the downtown's largest footprints called the Academic Village.

The Office of Academic and Student Affairs at Point Park University is dedicated to supporting university-wide collaboration in: