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Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Joell Minford
Director of Full-time Admissions

Address
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984

Phone
412-392-3430

Email
jminford@pointpark.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Point Cafe
Atrium Overlook
Recreation Center
Coffee Kiosk
Outdoor Patio

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Market Square
Station Square
Point State Park
Carnegie Museum
Waterfront

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times:
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi, bus, trolley, train, incline available. 15 minutes to Pittsburgh International Airport. When arriving at Pittsburgh's International Airport, taxi or limousine services are available to Downtown Pittsburgh. The cost of a taxi is approximately $30, while the cost of a limousine van into the city is about $10. The vans go to most of the major hotels. The Port Authority (PAT) also has a bus available named the 28X Airport Flyer. For schedule and fare information, please contact the Port Authority at (412) 442-2000 or, for the hearing and/or speech impaired, call (412) 237-7007.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 6, Monroeville. Follow the signs to Pittsburgh taking the I-376 West to the Grant Street Exit, Exit 1C. At the third light, make a left onto Boulevard of The Allies. Remain on the Boulevard of the Allies until you come to the intersection of Wood Street and Boulevard of the Allies. Point Park University will be on your right.

Local Accommodations
The following is a list of accommodations that are located convenient to both the University and major traffic routes. This list is supplied to make your visit to Point Park University easier and is not an endorsement of any particular establishment. All Hotel Information is Subject to change. Please Contact the Hotel for Further Information. Best Western Oakland 3401 Boulevard of the Allies (412) 683-6100 1-800-245-4444 Provides a free courtesy shuttle to and from the Pittsburgh Playhouse of Point Park University. Hampton Inn 3315 Hamlet Street Oakland (412) 681-1000 1-800-HAMPTON The Hampton Inn is located by the Pittsburgh Playhouse of Point Park University. Rates include a free continental breakfast, free cable and in-room movies, free local telephone calls, and free coffee and tea service, free parking, and free shuttle to and from Downtown Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel 600 Commonwealth Place Gateway Center Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 391-4600 1-800-445-8867 The Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel is located right outside of Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh and located within walking distance from the University. Holiday Inn at University Center 100 Lytton Avenue - Oakland (412) 682-6200 1-800-864-8287 The Holiday Inn at University Center is also located in Oakland. A courtesy shuttle is also available to Downtown Pittsburgh from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Marriott Pittsburgh City Center 112 Washington Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-471-4000 1-800-228-9290 www.Marriott.com/PITDT Located less than a mile from the University. We offer complimentary shuttle service within the Golden Triangle and to the University, Monday through Saturday, please see the bellman to schedule your trip. Steelhead Grill and Lounge on property. Ramada Plaza Suites One Bigelow Square Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412) 281-5800 1-800-225-5858 Located within walking distance from the University. The Ruddy Duck Restaurant and Lounge is located in the hotel for your dining convenience. Sheraton Hotel Station Square Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412) 261-2000 1-800-255-7488 The Sheraton Inn is located across the river at historical Station Square. The Sheraton has a Courtesy Shuttle available Monday through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Omni William Penn Hotel 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412) 553-5100 The Omni William Penn is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh and within walking distance from the University.

Admissions

Applicants: 3,673
Acceptance Rate: 76%
Average HS GPA: 3.21






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