Point Park University

private university Estd 1960
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Point Park University

Point Park University is a private liberal arts university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The University began as a small business training college in 1933 under the direction of Dorothy Finkelhor and L. Herbert Finkelhor. By 1960, the business school had grown to more than 800 students and moved into the building now known as Academic Hall, on Wood Street in Downtown Pittsburgh. That year it became known as Point Park Junior College, named for the city’s historic Point State Park. In 2003, it achieved university status and became Point Park University.

Point Park is a dynamic, urban university with a strong liberal arts tradition. Located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh. It offers more than 100 undergrad and graduate programs and is divided into four schools: the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication and the Conservatory of Performing Arts. The campus in Downtown Pittsburgh gives access to internship and career opportunities in a world-class city. There are more than 130 full-time faculties with good work experience and associations in their industry, along with small class sizes with 15 to 20 students on average. The student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1.

WPPJ is Point Park University’s campus radio station. It is a co-curricular activity for students with an interest in radio, news, sports, contemporary/popular music, media sales, and promotions. WPPJ also fills in as a training facility for students of any major who desire a career in professional broadcasting. The station is an open format college radio broadcast, playing principally indie rock and hip-hop, with a fair number of sports and talk radio shows.

Some of the scholarships offered are Kathleen Smith Graduate Student Scholarship, MARC USA Scholar Award, Margy Snyder Memorial Scholarship. The university has more than 27,000 alumni in all 50 states and 34 countries around the world. Some of the notable alumni are:

  • John Amplas is a film actor, known for Dawn of the Dead, Knightriders, Creepshow, and Day of the Dead
  • Rob Ashford won the Tony Award in 2002 for his choreography for Broadway’s Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Panther Bior is one of the lost boys of Sudan and featured in the award-winning documentary film God Grew Tired of Us.
Masters in Engineering Management
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 21.1 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Communication Technology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 13.3 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MEM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
MA - 1 CourseGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BE/Btech - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above

Admission Requirement

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Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MEM - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 11.1L
USD 15,103
MA - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 13.3L
USD 18,123
BE/Btech - 1 Course4 YearsINR 21.1L
USD 28,860
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 13.3L
USD 18,123
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