Tuition & Fees


Q: How much does it cost to attend your institution?
A: Living expenses vary depending on where you decide to live. For the issuance of the I-20, you must provide proof of funds totaling up to $50,000 USD depending on your program of study to ensure that you will have adequate monies to meet your living needs. As an international student, you are encouraged to live on campus in the first year in order to become familiar with your surroundings and enjoy Point Park to the fullest. After admittance, a one-time non-refundable academic deposit of $350, which is credited to your tuition costs, is required to secure your place in the upcoming term. You can begin the process by completing a FREE application here. Generous merit-based scholarships are available to international students, up to $17,000 per year for undergraduate and $3,000 per year for graduate students. Please speak with an international student recruitment representative for further details.
Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Communication Tuition:

Costs Per Semester Per Year
Tuition $14,430 $28,860
University Fee $290 $580
Activity Fee $185 $370
Technology Fee $160 $320

Full-time students take 12 to 18 credits per semester. No tuition cost difference for out-of-state or international students. Additional fees may apply depending on each student’s degree program.

Full-Time Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition:

Program Cost Per Credit 3 Credit Course
Master’s Degree Programs $881 $2,643
Doctoral Programs $812 $2,436
Psy.D Programs $881 $2,643

Graduate Fees:

Costs Per Semester Per Credit Per 3-Credits
University Fee $290 $54 $162
Technology Fee $6 $18

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

International students have the opportunity to receive a variety of merit-based scholarships. Learn more about how you can fund over 50 percent of your tuition through scholarships.

Miscellaneous Fees

The following costs are not included in tuition.

Pioneer Experience Orientation Fee $100
Annual Payment Plan Application Fee $115
Per Semester Payment Plan Application Fee $65
Per Month Late Fee for Annual or Per Semester Payment Plan $25
Specialized Instructional Fees (determined by academic department) TBD
Independent Study Fee Per Credit $50
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
Employer Reimbursement Tuition Agreement Fee Per Semester $45
Per Month Late Fee for Employer Reimbursed Tuition $75
Per Month Late Fee $75
Identification Card Replacement Fee $25

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Payment Information

Q: What are my payment options for tuition?
A: International students are eligible for non-interest payment plans through Point Park University that will help to make your tuition payments more affordable. International students are required to pay the full semester tuition amount prior to arrival. Click here to learn more about tuition payment options.


ABCTE Payment Plan Information:

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence
Students enrolled in the ABCTE Program are not eligible for financial aid funds administered through the university since the program does not meet the criteria for eligibility for federal, state or private sources of funding. This includes the following: university funds, PHEAA state grant funds, direct student loans and any private student loan program.

The university does offer interest-free payment plans for student enrolled in the ABCTE Program.

Please contact the Office of Student Accounts with any further questions or concerns related to payment at or (412) 392-3424.

The university reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees without notice.