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A photo of a sunrise over Pittsburgh. Photo | Dave DiCello

A world-class city as your campus

When choosing a college, choose the neighborhood carefully – because the more opportunities that surround you, the more complete your college experience will be. At Point Park, Pittsburgh’s only Downtown university, you’ll have access to unlimited opportunities that only a world-class city offers.

What's Going on in Pittsburgh? Plenty!

There's so much to do Downtown and in nearby neighborhoods -- including free events or discounted student tickets.

What They're Saying About Pittsburgh

"The most livable city in the U.S."

-- Forbes and The Economist

"2nd Best City for Recent Graduates"

-- Huffington Post

"Among the 20 Great Places in the World to Experience"

-- National Geographic Traveler

"6th Best Sports City in the U.S."

-- Sporting News

Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle measures less than a square mile, but packs in a world of options, all within easy reach from Point Park:

Video: Pittsburgh from Above

Video displayed courtesy of Brian Aiken.

See for Yourself: Come Visit Point Park

Take a day, just one day, to visit our dynamic campus in our world-class city.  During a campus visit you can:

  • Tour campus
  • Sit in on a class
  • Meet with a professor
  • Enjoy lunch
  • See our residence halls
  • Meet with an admissions counselor

Can't visit in person?

Check out our virtual campus tour to explore Point Park, including videos, 360-degree interactive images, and lots of still photos.

Watch VisitPittsburgh's video, "Pittsburgh. Mighty. Beautiful."