53%

Acceptance Rate

$10,930

Avg.Financial Aid

001547

FAFSA Code

About Point University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,248

Website

point.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in West Point, Georgia, Point University is a private, Christian Churches and Churches of Christ university. Around 86% of the students are 24 and under at Point University. At PU around 47% are white, 29% are Black or African American, and 10% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. Tubby Smith (Basketball Coach, Basketball player), Donna Fargo (Songwriter, Musician), Austin Dillon (Race car driver), and Dick Culler (Baseball player) are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, PU offers around 90 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

507 West 10th Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7063851000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Point University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

53%

SAT Range

880 - 1085

ACT Range

16 - 22

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to PU is moderately difficult. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 880-1110 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Point University is 18. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 507 West 10th Street, West Point, Georgia 31833. To gather more information, they can call them at (706) 385-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,070

Average Annual Cost

$19,500

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,100

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,900

Budget For Other Expenses

$600

Total One Year Cost

$30,500

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $32,375 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($21,185), books and supplies ($2,500), room and boarding ($8,500), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

52%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

25%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Bible/Biblical Studies

70 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

51 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

42 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

26 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

13 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

9 Graduates

Biology, General

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

2 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,213

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

50%

Part-time

50%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

42% White

16% Unknown

26% Black

5% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

75%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,034 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,400/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,400/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Skyhawks

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-South Conference

Total Male Athletes

368

Total Female Athletes

168

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by PU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,500 per year. The average meal plan at PU costs around $3,400 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 42% male and 58% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$32,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$35,372

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 367

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,930

Students Receiving Federal Grants

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,192

Students Receiving State Aid

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,227

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,663

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,246

$30K - $48K

$6,072

$48K - $75K

$5,009

$75K - $110K

$986

> $110K

$1,227

In case the students at Point University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,848, whereas the financial aid is $8,881. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,567 and institutional aid worth $8,881.

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