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Tuition Discount Programs

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Pursue a bachelor's or master's degree at Point Park

Not yet a tuition partner? Let's talk!

Point Park welcomes inquiries from companies, organizations or their employees about tuition partnership programs.

To learn more, contact Kathy Ballas, director of graduate admission, at 412-392-3812 or kballas@pointpark.edu.

More about financial aid

Point Park is pleased to offer tuition discounts to select companies and organizations that have established agreements with the University as a benefit to their employees or members. The level of the discount varies according to the agreement in place.

Point Park offers more than 100 undergraduate and master's degree programs on our campus in Downtown Pittsburgh. We have part-time options, as well as many courses available online.*

Check the listing below for details for each participating company or organization.

Allegheny County Employees

City of Pittsburgh Employees

Education Paraprofessionals

  • 34 percent tuition discount
  • Open to education paraprofessionals earning their undergraduate education degree on a part-time basis; applicants must provide an employer letter verifying position as a paraprofessional
  • Applicants may also be eligible for PA Keys Rising Star Tuition Assistance Program
  • Full details of education paraprofessionals tuition discount

Emergency Medical Services Personnel

  • Open to employees or affiliated volunteers with a Pennsylvania Department of Health licensed emergency medical service, recognized Quick Response Service or VRSC rescue service in Allegheny County
  • 20 percent tuition discount
  • Undergraduate (part time) and master's degree programs
  • Full details of EMS personnel tuition discount

The logo for ERT, a company with which Point Park offers a tuition discount for employees.


The logo for the Green Building Alliance, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Green Building Alliance

  • 5 percent tuition discount for Champion level members
  • Undergraduate (part time) and master's degree programs

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

  • Undergraduate (part time) and master's degree programs

The logo for the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

  • Tuition discount is based on employer's PDP membership level:
    • Renaissance Leader: 15 percent
    • Downtown Visionary: 10 percent
    • Downtown Champion: 5 percent
    • Patron: 5 percent

Pittsburgh Human Resources Association

  • Logo for the Pittsburgh Human Resource AssociationOpen to professional members of the PHRA for at least one year prior to enrollment
  • 20 percent tuition discount
  • Undergraduate (part time) and master's degree programs
  • Full details of PHRA tuition discount

PNC Financial Services Group

  • 20 percent tuition discount
  • Undergraduate (part time) and master's degree programs

* Note: Tuition discounts offered through above programs cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship offered by Point Park. In addition, fully online degree programs offered through Point Park University Online, as well as doctoral programs, are not eligible for tuition discounts.