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Total Aid Awarded

Point Park University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


In order to make the University courses a bit more affordable, Point Park University (PPU), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers an option of scholarships, grants, student loans, and work opportunities. The amount of financial aid provided by the University depends on the income profile of the students which in turn affects the Net Price payable.

  •  The students who are opting for any sort of financial aid must fill the federal school code (FAFSA code) which is 003357.

  •  One must provide residency proof and family income proof before applying for financial assistance.

  • A total of $52,209,478 is awarded as financial aid every year.

  • The average institutional aid received per year sums up to $17,286 that is benefited 92% of the net student population.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


The financial aid in PPU is awarded on the following manners:

  • Federal aid includes Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Federal Work-Study.

  • State aid consists of Pennsylvania State Grant (PHEAA), and State Work-Study.

  • Institutional aid includes Point Park University Grant, Point Park Alumni Grant,  Graduate Merit Scholarship, Non-Traditional Student Scholarship, Graduate Student Grants, Vice Presidential Scholarship, and many more.

  • Military Aid consists of Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, and the Tuition Assistance Program.

Now let’s look at the number of students availing this financial assistance under the different types of grants which are as follows:

  • An estimated 46% of the students undergoing any University Major program avails a Federal Grant Aid worth $4,922.

  • 46% of students are benefited by the Pell Grants worth $4,531.

  • The State Grant Aid provides assistance of $3,560 to 42% of the student population.

  • 98% of the students avail Institutional Grant Aid worth $17,286.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


The Federal-Aid provided by the University depends on the Net Family income:

  • For income range $0 - $30,000, the average Federal Aid issued $26,590.

  • For $30,001 - $48,000, the net assistance given becomes around $26,602.

  • Income ranges from $48,001 - $75,000, the aid amount becomes $24,084.

  • For more than $75,001 - $110,000, the average Federal Aid is $21,040.

  • For income more than the above range, the payable net price would be $17,607.

For knowing insights of the financial aids given by the Point Park University, refer to the official link as mentioned above.

Student Loans for Point Park University

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