Applying for Financial Aid
You May Qualify for More than You Think
The amount and type of aid isn't always based solely on financial need. Once you apply for aid, you may be surprised by the amount of aid you receive. As you proceed:
- Don't assume you are not eligible.
- Look at all your options.
- Investing a little time now could really pay off.
For an idea of what financial aid you could receive, try our net price calculators for freshmen and transfer students.
Video: Overview of the Financial Aid Process
Applying for financial aid, step-by-step
(image for demo)The world of financial aid can too often seem complicated and confusing. But we're here to help simplify the process, step by step, so you can maximize your financial aid options and make possible this unique, one-of-a-kind education at Point Park.
Step #1: Apply for Admission
Step #2: Understand the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Step #3: Complete the FAFSA online with school code 003357
Step #4: Review financial aid options
The Final Steps
What is a Priority Deadline: Our financial aid professionals want to make Point Park University's quality education a reality for you. By meeting the priority deadlines below, you will be considered for all available financial aid including institutional and federal funds that may be limited. In addition, we ensure adequate processing time to receive funds for the start of the school year. If you miss the financial aid priority deadline for the semester you are planning on attending, you will be responsible for payment of your charges while your financial aid is still being processed.
Deadlines: Point Park’s priority deadline date to complete the FAFSA for all students is February 15. You can complete it later, but we encourage students to meet this deadline to take advantage of all available funding programs.
Word from Point Park: After we receive the results of your FAFSA, a Point Park financial aid counselor will send you an award letter indicating the types and amounts of financial aid you are eligible to receive.
If you have questions, please let us know. Our financial aid professionals are here to help you in any way. Call our Office of Financial Aid at 412-392-3930, email us at email@example.com or stop by and visit us in person. Let us show you just how affordable a real-world Point Park education can be.