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Tuition and Fees for 2020-21

The charts below list the tuition and fees in effect for the 2020-21 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 innovative, career-ready education a reality. Last year, the average annual assistance for an incoming freshman was $27,483. 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
  • Education
$16,280 $32,560
Conservatory of Performing Arts $20,740 $41,480
University Fee   $350 $700
Activity Fee     $185 $370
Technology Fee $210 $420
Health Services Fee $75 $150
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.
Note:  Rates for part-time, graduate and online programs will be updated when approved in 2020.

 Tuition and Fees for 2019-20

The charts below list the tuition and fees in effect for the 2019-20 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
  • Education
$15,590 $31,180
Conservatory of Performing Arts $19,870 $39,740
University Fee   $325 $650
Activity Fee     $185 $370
Technology Fee $200 $400
Health Services Fee $75 $150
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
  • Education
$878 $2,634
Conservatory of Performing Arts $1,127 $3,381
University Fee $50 $150
Technology Fee per credit $10 $30
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 $510 $1,530
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D.) $889 $2,667
Psy. D. $916   $2,748
University Fee $60 $180
Technology Fee per credit  $30 $90
Health Services Fee $5 $15
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D. and Psy.D.) Technology Fee per Credit $30 $90

Cost Per Semester

Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D. and Psy.D.) Dissertation Continuation Fee

Year one: $1,000

Year two: $1,500

Year three and beyond:  $2,000

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 $480 $1,440
Online Master's (new students) $675 $2,025
Online Master's (returning students) $675 $2,025
Online Education Programs (master's degree programs, certificate programs and ABCTE) $510 $1,530
Online Ed.D. $889 $2,667
Online Undergraduate Technology Fee (per credit) $30  $90
Online Graduate Technology Fee (per credit) $30 $90

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

Miscellaneous Fees

The following costs are not included in tuition.

Pioneer Experience Orientation Fee - First-year Students $250
Pioneer Experience Orientation Fee - Transfer Students $100
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
Identification Card Replacement Fee $25
10-Month Annual Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25
9-Month Annual Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $50
8-Month Annual Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $115
5-Month Fall Semester Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $25
4-Month Fall or Spring Semester Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $65
3-Month Summer Semester Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $45
2-Month Fully Online Program Term Payment Plan Enrollment Fee $35
Employer Reimbursement Tuition Agreement Fee Per Semester $45
Per Month Late Fee for Annual or Per Semester Payment Plan  $25
Per Month Late Fee for Employer Reimbursed Tuition $75
Per Month Late Fee $75

 


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.