Point Park University in partnership with ELS

ELS On-Campus icon for UGELS Educational Service, Inc. has 55 years of experience in preparing international students for university studies. For those interested in studying at this institution but who have not currently achieved the required TOEFL score, ELS offers you the opportunity to develop your language skills to the required level at our ELS center located on the campus of this university!  In addition, we focus heavily on giving you the necessary study skills for

successful study at the university of your choice. ELS students have full access to campus facilities for the duration of their ELS program!


At Point Park University, we’re committed to academic excellence for our students. Whether you’re looking to get an undergraduate degree in one of our more than 80 undergraduate majors, 15 master’s programs or one doctoral program, you’ll have professors who teach from their own experience. International students enjoy a flat tuition rate for 12-18 undergraduate credits per semester. The Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University is hailed as one of the top dance and theatre programs in the nation. Academic Scholarships are available for eligible ELS international students for both undergraduate and graduate applicants. The University offers free tutoring support and on-campus housing. Point Park University is the only downtown university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was cited it as “The most livable city in the U.S.” by Forbes and as the “2nd Best City for Recent Graduates by Huffington Post’s The Economist. Point Park offers affordable tuition and a low cost of living in one of America’s best kept secrets. Average Temperature: Low (winter): 27°F/-3°C High (summer): 73°F/23°C


Point Park University provides four on-campus dormitories. Thayer Hall is a 10-story building with air-conditioning and rooms for double or triple occupancy. Lawrence Hall is a 21-story building with private baths for each room. Conestoga and Pioneer Halls are apartment-style residence facilities. High speed Internet access, cable TV and telephone service are available. Dormitory living at Point Park University means easy access to classes, dance studios, student lounges, the library, the recreation center and the excitement of downtown Pittsburgh. Students who could live at home often decide to live in one of the University residence halls so that they may enhance their total college experience. Resident meal plans are provided. Off campus housing averages $400 – $700 per month for a single bedroom apartment.

Student life

Point Park University is a dynamic, urban university with a strong liberal arts tradition. Located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park enrolls nearly 4,000 full- and part-time students in 82 undergraduate programs and 17 master’s programs and 2 doctoral program offered through its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication and Conservatory of Performing Arts. Its students represent 44 states and 56 countries.