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Point Park students enjoy the atmosphere of Downtown Pittsburgh's Market Square, just two blocks from campus.


Information and Resources for School Counselors and Educators

School counselors and educators can offer invaluable guidance, ideas and encouragement to high school students who are selecting a college. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about how Point Park University can help your students reach their real-world educational and career goals.

Point Park University
Office of Admission

  • Address: 201 Wood St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • Phone: 412-392-3430 / 1-800-321-0129
  • Email: enroll@pointpark.edu
  • Fax: 412-392-3902

Office Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Select Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Admission Events

Point Park Codes:

  • SAT/College Board: 2676
  • ACT: 3530
  • FAFSA: 003357

Visit Point Park:

Students enjoy a pleasant spring evening in Point Park's Village Park.

About Point Park

Admission Information

Point Park follows a rolling admission policy, with no application deadline and no early admission option.

Just for School Counselors and Educators

Point Park 2014 Incoming Freshmen Student Stats

  • Average freshman GPA: 3.22 GPA
  • Average freshman SAT: 1480
  • Average freshman ACT: 22
  • Students from 35 states and 10 different countries around the world
  • 43 of the 67 Pennsylvania counties are represented
  • 401 are female, 232 are male
  • Nearly 200 were honor roll students and 136 were members of the National Honor Society

Meet our Students: Point Park Profiles

Carlene Morgan is a global cultural studies major. Carlene Morgan

Major: Global Cultural Studies
Freeport High School, Long Island, N.Y.

"What I like about Point Park is that the professors are always there to challenge you even when you want to stay in your comfort zone. This has helped me to grow and get out of my own comfort zone. Also, I have met some really good friends at Point Park."

Conservatory of Performing Arts student Luke Halftery. Luke Halftery

Major: Acting
Central Catholic High School, Pittsburgh, Pa.

"I wouldn't be where I am today without Point Park. The teachers are here to help you, not to help themselves, and I think that’s what is so great about this program. Not to mention the fact that everyone I get to work with is basically theatre royalty."

Emily Brak is a School of Communication student. Emily Brak

Majors: Broadcast Reporting and Political Science
The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter High School, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

"I absolutely love going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh. It's great to be in a city because you are in the middle of all the action and everything is so convenient. Having the ability to walk to most of Pittsburgh's main attractions is a major plus. There's always so much to do."

Stephen Pritchard is an accounting major. Stephen Pritchard

Major: Accounting
Seton La-Salle High School, Pittsburgh, Pa.

"Location and small class sizes were the reasons I chose Point Park. I chose the field of accounting because I have always been a numbers guy and find details fascinating."