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Personal Essay for Admission

Where Do I Send My Essay, Activities Sheet or Resume?

  • Documents can be emailed to enroll@pointpark.edu.  
  • Preferred formats:  PDF or MS Word
  • Be sure to include your name and email address in the document.

These items may also be mailed to:

Point Park University
Office of Admissions
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Remember to include your first and last name on your submission(s).

Personal Essay Guidelines: 

  • All applicants are encouraged to submit a personal essay with their application for admissions.
  • Your essay does not have to be minimum or maximum length.

Essay topics can be whatever you choose including:

  • Writing samples, including school work and photography work
  • A life-changing experience
  • Distinction in societal or community contributions
  • Evidence of originality and creativity
  • Your future career goals
  • Anything that you believe will help the Admissions Committee gain a better understanding of you.