Nestled in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Point Park University brings the best of a dynamic city to you. Located approximately four hours northeast of Washington D.C., the city’s world-class appeal has been touted by The Economist, Forbes, Worth Magazine, Zagat, Money Magazine, and The Toronto Star, just to name a few. Originally famous for its steel industry, Pittsburgh’s liveability, sports enthusiasm, and friendliness, as well as its growing emphasis on technology and culture, make it a city truly in the midst of a 21st-century renaissance.
4 REASONS TO STUDY AT POINT PARK UNIVERSITY
Students at Point Park University experience a first-class education in a warm, welcoming environment. Here are just a few of the reasons to join our community:
Professors teach from their own real–worldexperience, so you gain relevant knowledge you can use in your career.
The Office of International Student Services and Enrollment provides individualized, convenient service for both you and your family
Generous merit-based scholarships are available to international students, up to $17,000 per year for undergraduate and $3,000 per year for graduate students.
Discover the unparalleled advantage of studying in one of America’s most remarkable cities.
ABOUT POINT PARK UNIVERSITY
Point Park University is a dynamic, urban university located in the center of downtown Pittsburgh. Since its founding in 1933, Point Park has grown to currently offer more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs. With a student population of nearly 4,000 full-time and part-time students, those who study here represent 46 states and 44 countries. The Point Park campus lies near the Pittsburgh Golden Triangle, an area of downtown that holds a wealth of American and world industry and culture in less than one square mile.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Point Park University, in partnership with ELS Language Centers, provides a variety of options in English language instruction, with classes conveniently held on our Point Park campus. Successful completion of academic ELS allows you to matriculate to Point Park without taking the TOEFL or IELTS test to most of our programs. Point Park University will accept proof of completion of ELS Language Center Intensive Level 112 as satisfying the requirements for English proficiency. Students who have met Point Park’s academic requirements but have not satisfied the English requirements, may apply for conditional admission based upon eventual completion of either the required ELS Language Center level or one of Point Park’s accepted standardized tests such as TOEFL or IELTS.
DISCOVER THE AMERICAN COLLEGE EXPERIENCE!
The best part of studying abroad doesn’t always happen in the classroom. You find it when you eat new food, try new activities, and make new friends. When you live on campus at Point Park, you’ll be in the heart of a bustling metropolis, conveniently located near academic buildings, eateries, recreational facilities, cultural attractions, and more.
Point Park is committed to cultivating the lives of students far beyond the classroom.
More than 40 student groups and 11 varsity athletic teams
• Meal plans and local restaurant discounts that cater to numerous dietary requirements and preferences, including vegetarian and vegan options
• Career development services
• Recreation facilities
• Social programming
• Physical, psychological, and academic support services
ABOUT STUDENT HOUSING
• Point Park has five centrally located residence halls that house more than 1,000 students
• Residence halls are available to undergraduates while apartments are available to juniors and higher levels.
• Residence halls and apartments are fully furnished, and come with amenities
• Our staff of 25 resident educators provides guidance, assistance, and mentorship to students living on campus
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