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Academic Rigor
3.9429
Dorm Life
3.7500
Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.4286
Campus Safety
4.8000
Most Helpful Review for Point Park University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Joseph from Cochranton, PA
  • 11 out of 11 people found this review helpful

As a student enrolled in the Cinema & Digital Arts major I feel as though I have learned a tremendous amount about film making. The four year program is set up in a very structured manner that encompasses full learning potential. Point Park is also expanding yearly. Soon most of downtown Pittsburgh will be Point Park University.

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  • Keia from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mar-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Its a great school with excellent teachers. The atmosphere on campus is electric and has a great location. The prices for tuition are fair and doesn't vary with out of state students.

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  • Sara from Elyria, OH
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Point Park is a very smoothly ran school. Its main focuses seem to be in the arts and would say that the Conservatory of Performing Arts is the main reason of attendance. I see the university from a strictly COPA view.

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  • Matthew from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    A program that will teach you everything you want to know, and will expose you to many other interests along the way. It has an extensive and incredible learning experience filled with knowledgeable professors. A small pleasant college experience in the heart of a big city.

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  • Morgan from Blandon, PA
  • Dec-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Point Park is a very diverse school because it has a variety of people and offers many majors. Point Park also has many faculty members that still are working in the area that they are teaching in so they can give us up to date real world advice. Lastly, Point Park offers many opportunities to their students and the teachers truly care about everyone so I would rate it 10 out of 10!

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  • Samantha from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Oct-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Its a great school with great teachers but i feel like it does not offer as much as it should to international students, job opportunities are limited and you have to compete for those with the work-study students.. so, u probably wont get 1

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  • Molly
  • Sep-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Point Park has some incredibly rigors programs but the school as a whole feels very disjointed. It is a predominately commuter school with an urban campus and very little sense of community. Point Park will give you a great education if you are in a good program but this is not a typical Campus Life experience.

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  • Shevaughn from Wilkinsburg, PA
  • Sep-12-2013 I am a current student here

    An environment that encourages learning. An environment that challenges you to do your best. An environment that lets you know you matter equally.

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  • Katrina from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sep-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Point Park has a very friendly atmosphere. The faculty is helpful and seem genuinely interested in my advancement. Point Park is the only school in the Pittsburgh area that offers my field of Human Resources.

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  • Autumn from Cincinnati, OH
  • Jun-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Point Park is a small private university, that has tons of professional opportunity for its students. They were with local professionals in the Pittsburgh area, and are highly favoured for students work ability. Being a small university you get a lot of one on one time with professors.

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