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Tuition and Fees for 2021-22

The charts below list the tuition and fees in effect for the 2021-22 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

Full-time Undergraduate Costs

  Per Semester Per Year
Schools of
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
$16,935 $33,870
Conservatory of Performing Arts $21,565 $43,130
University Fee   $350 $700
Activity Fee     $185 $370
Technology Fee $235 $470
Health Services Fee $100 $200
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.  Undergraduate students registered for more than 18 credits are charged additional tuition and fees on a per-credit basis for each credit over 18.  The overload charges are in addition to the flat fee. 
Part-time and Accelerated Undergraduate Costs

Part-time and Accelerated Undergraduate Costs

  Cost Per Credit* 3-Credit Course
Schools of
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
$950 $2,850
Conservatory of Performing Arts $1,224 $3,672
University Fee $55 $165
Technology Fee per credit $20 $60
Health Services Fee $5 $15
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

Graduate Costs

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Master's Degree Programs  $881 $2,643
Master's and Certificate Education Programs $550 $1,650
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D.) $963 $2,889
Psy. D. $993   $2,979
University Fee $65 $195
Technology Fee per credit  $40 $120
Health Services Fee $5 $15
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D. and Psy.D.) Technology Fee per Credit $40 $120

Cost Per Semester

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

$1,500

Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.
Online Costs

Online Costs

(Fully online programs* only)

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Online Undergraduate $520 $1,560
Online Master's $740 $2,220
Online Education Programs (master's degree programs, certificate programs and ABCTE) $550 $1,650
Online Ed.D. $963 $2,889
Online Undergraduate Technology Fee (per credit) $40  $120
Online Graduate Technology Fee (per credit) $40 $120

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

Costs Not Included in Tuition

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

 


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 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

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.
Part-time and Accelerated Undergraduate Costs

Part-time and Accelerated Undergraduate Costs

  Cost Per Credit* 3-Credit Course
Schools of
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
$913 $2,739
Conservatory of Performing Arts $1,177 $3,531
University Fee $55 $165
Technology Fee per credit $15 $45
Health Services Fee $5 $15
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

Graduate Costs 

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Master's Degree Programs  $881 $2,643
Master's and Certificate Education Programs $530 $1,590
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D.) $925 $2,775
Psy. D. $953   $2,859
University Fee $65 $195
Technology Fee per credit  $35 $105
Health Services Fee $5 $15
Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D. and Psy.D.) Technology Fee per Credit $35 $105

Cost Per Semester

Doctoral Programs (Ed.D., online Ed.D., Ph.D. and Psy.D.) Dissertation Continuation Fee $1,500
Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.
Online Costs

Online Costs

(Fully online programs* only)

  Cost Per Credit 3-Credit Course
Online Undergraduate $499 $1,497
Online Master's $710 $2,130
Online Education Programs (master's degree programs, certificate programs and ABCTE) $530 $1,590
Online Ed.D. $925 $2,775
Online Undergraduate Technology Fee (per credit) $35  $105
Online Graduate Technology Fee (per credit) $35 $105

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

Costs Not Included in Tuition

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

Fee Descriptions

Technology Fee - The Technology fee covers various costs for providing technology resources and services to students including computer labs, Help Desk services, and installing and maintaining hardware and software technology.

Health Services Fee - The Health Services fee covers various costs for providing students with access to physical and mental health resources including a Registered Nurse on campus, mental health counseling, and the ability to make appointments through the Health Center to see a doctor at UPMC.

University Fee - The University fee covers various costs including student services costs, library services, administrative costs, training costs, facility needs, etc.

Activity Fee - The Activity fee income is applied to various student activities and services including the operation of the Student Center.


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.