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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: You can live in Oakland or Downtown depending on your price range. Most people tend to stay on campus due to the convince of everything.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Market Square has a few great options to offer. However we are the only people who really live downtown so everything usually closes around 7 or 9.

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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Its a great way to get out and meet your upperclassmen and hang out with your friends.

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4 College Freshman

Administration: They are doing better ever semester to try and make Point Park a better place. At the end of the day everything they do is for our good and I for one appreciate it greatly!

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4 College Freshman

Scholarships: They are very generous with their financial aid. The office was very nice in letting me know what was going on and answering any questions I might have had.

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2 College Freshman

Campus Food: They need to come up with more healthy options to eat. The majority of food options are fried and those that are healthy are not fresh.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The school's housing system allows you to adapt living on your own and fending for yourself. The rooms are a little small and outdated but it is not so bad that you can't look past it. Living on this campus allows you to be super involved with the school as well!

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: Very strict I like itl

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College Junior

Administration: I did live on campus.

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College Junior

Scholarships: I did not have a scholarship.

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College Junior

Campus Housing: I did not live on campus.

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: The university has done the best they can to address sexual assault on Point Park's campus. They try to handle situation as best as they can. However, there are instances where they way they addressed certain situations could have been handled differently. I do think that the university is safe. It works to provide a safe environment for its students.

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2 College Junior

Greek Life: We don't really have Greek life at our University. It's not a big thing on this campus.

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3 College Junior

Athletics: Athletics at Point Park are somewhat important. Its not a big sports school so students. We support the athletic department as best as we can. A lot of the teams here do end up making it to playoffs or championships, which we're all very proud of. We recently just introduced the first track and field team at the university, which brought in a lot of new students.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I have never experienced off-campus living. I've lived on Point Park's campus for the last three years. However, I know plenty of people that live off-campus. There are many that live Downtown in nearby apartments while some live in apartments and houses in Oakland. There are also students who venture out to Squirrel Hill and Shadyside to live. The prices for off-campus housing varies depending on locations and the landlords. Some people have a great experience depending on where they live while others don't.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are a variety of off-campus locations for students to eat. There is the recent Hundred Wood, which gives student discounts and is right next to the campus. There are a lot of pizza spots nearby that also give discounts to students. There is Market Square where Subway, Wing Hearts, Las Velas (Mexican), Noodles and Company, and DiBellasamong many other options. There are also food spots in Station Square, which is in walking distance. There is Bar Louie, Houlihan's, Joe's Crab Shack, and plenty more. A good majority of the food spots around here offer student discounts as well.

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3 College Junior

Party Scene: Point Park does not really have a party scene. Students usually venture out to Oakland, Southside, and other universities to have a good time.

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4 College Junior

Administration: Administration at Point Park is so so. There are some things the administration can work on including advisement for students and transparency during certain situations. I do think the university is good at handling situations involving underage drinking, alcohol use, and drugs on campus. We have a great campus life staff that handles those things as well as public safety. The university is also very fair about students creating new organizations on campus.

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4 College Junior

Scholarships: Financial aid at Point Park is very helpful. When I first got here, money was tight and financial aid helped me secure more money to pay my tuition. I visit their office often to get help when it comes to FAFSA and securing loans. They offer a decent amount of financial aid to students and are willing to help you if the financial aid is not enough. One of the best departments on campus in my opinion.

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2 College Junior

Campus Food: Point Park's Dining Services is awful. This is the one thing I do not like at the university. Although some of the workers are very nice and try their best to accomodate students, the food is awful. Sometimes, the grease is not changed giving the food a bad taste. Other times, food services runs out of supplies thus leaving students with limited options. They have, however, shifted to offering more healthy options for students, especially in the Point Cafe. Another problem is that food is only good when perspective students and their parents come to see the school. It's not fair to the students who attend the school.

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4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I am going into my senior year at Point Park University. I have enjoyed every minute of being a student at this campus. The university is very welcoming and perfect for people that enjoy smaller classes. Recently, Point Park has done a lot with the university. There is now Wi-Fi on campus, a new curriculum since the class of 2018 arrived and the building of the new Pittsburgh Playhouse Downtown. Although Point Park has its negatives (food services), it is a great university to be a part of.

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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Oakland is a place where you get what you pay for. A neighborhood filled with nothing but college students tends to be a little wild, but it's a good time. Landlords are decent. Pretty safe area.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Living in a city is nice, because there are a ton of places to eat just 2-3 blocks from campus and the residence halls.

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: Back to tuition being overpriced, the administration can be helpful but in my opinion they're overpaid for the quality of work we see.

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4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: South Oakland is a great time on the weekend. Between Point Park, Pitt and CMU there is always something going on.

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