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Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

The charts below list the tuition and fees in effect for the 2015-16 academic year. At Point Park, we understand that college is a significant investment, with families and students evaluating the long-term return as they weigh college choices.

We are committed to making a Point Park education affordable and we will work closely with you to make this unique real-world education a reality. Please follow the links below to explore key aspects of the cost equation at Point Park:


Full-time Undergraduate Costs

  Per Semester Per Year
Schools of
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
$13,500 $27,000
Conservatory of Performing Arts $17,200 $34,400
University Fee     $280 $560
Activity Fee     $185 $370
Technology Fee  $160  $320
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.


Part-time and Accelerated Undergraduate Costs

  Cost Per Credit* 3-Credit Course
Schools of
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
$766 $2,298
Conservatory of Performing Arts $976 $2,928
University Fee   $44    $132
Technology Fee per credit  $6  $18
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.
*Part-time students take 3 to 11 credits per semester.  Accelerated program students take up to 12 credits per semester and attend evening or Saturday-only programs.


Graduate Costs 

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Graduate Programs $856 $2,568
Graduate Education Programs (master's degree and certificate programs) $454 $1,362
Ed.D. Program $752 $2,256
University Fee   $49    $147
Technology Fee per credit  $6  $18
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.



Online Costs 

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Online Undergraduate $400 $1,200
Online Graduate   $550    $1,650
Online Graduate Education Programs (master's degree and certificate programs) $454 $1,362
Online Undergraduate Technology Fee (per credit)  $5  $15
Online Graduate Technology Fee (per credit)  $5  $15


Miscellaneous Fees

The following costs are not included in tuition.

Pioneer Experience Orientation Fee $100
Annual Payment Plan Application Fee $115
Per Semester Payment Plan Application Fee $65
Per Month Late Fee for Annual or Per Semester Payment Plan  $25
Specialized Instructional Fees (determined by academic department)                       TBD
Private voice/piano fee $585
Independent Study Fee Per Credit $50
Experiential Learning Evaluation Fee $75
Experiential Learning Evaluation Fee - Per Credit $100
Credit by Examination Test Fee $75
Credit by Examination Test Fee - Per Credit $100
Employer Reimbursement Tuition Agreement Fee Per Semester $45
Per Month Late Fee for Employer Reimbursed Tuition $75
Per Month Late Fee $75
Identification Card Replacement Fee $25

Full-time students take 12 to 18 credits per semester.  No tuition cost difference for out-of-state or international students.

If you have any question about tuition, fees or housing costs, our Admissions staff is ready to help. Contact us today at enroll@pointpark.edu or 412-392-3430 / 1-800-321-0129.

The University reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees without notice.