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Tuition and Fees for 2017-2018

The charts below list the tuition and fees in effect for the 2017-2018 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
$14,430 $28,860
Conservatory of Performing Arts $18,390 $36,780
University Fee    $290 $580
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
$819 $2,457
Conservatory of Performing Arts $1,043 $3,129
University Fee $49   $147
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
Master's Degree Programs  $881 $2,643
Master's and Certificate Education Programs $467 $1,401
Doctoral Programs $812 $2,436
Psy. D. $881   $2,643
University Fee $54   $162
Technology Fee per credit  $6  $18
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.

Online Costs

(Fully online programs* only)

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Online Undergraduate $433 $1,299
Online Graduate $595   $1,785
Online Graduate Education Programs (master's degree programs, certificate programs and ABCTE) $467 $1,401
Online Undergraduate Technology Fee (per credit) $10  $30
Online Graduate Technology Fee (per credit) $10 $30

* See list of fully online programs offered by Point Park.

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 lessons per course $750
Private Piano lessons per course $750
Independent Study Fee Per Credit $65
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.

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.