Point Park University

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Point Park University can be found in Pittsburgh, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,500 students enrolled each year at Point Park University.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1310 (25th percentile) to 1650 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Point Park University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. An estimated 70% of all applicant were accepted at Point Park University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 23% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at pointpark.edu.

Overall Point Park University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

73.9%

The overall acceptance rate for Point Park University was reported as 73.9% in Fall 2013 with over 3,240 college applications submitted to Point Park University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1310 - 1650
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Point Park University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Point Park University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2017 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2017-2018 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Point Park University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.4%
  • 2010-2011: 74.2%
  • 2011-2012: 74.6%
  • 2012-2013: 76.2%
  • 2013-2014: 73.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 74.6%

How Does Point Park University Compare?

73.9%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Point Park University is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Carlow University95.2%
Chatham University60.8%
La Roche College55.7%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny79.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington73.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,23734.2%65.8%
Admitted2,39332.0%68.0%
Enrolled54835.9%64.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Point Park University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 560
Math420 - 540
Writing440 - 550
Total Score1310 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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