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Point University Data & Information Overview

14 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
47% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Point University Ranked?

#1,678 Best Colleges in Nation
#45 Best Colleges in GA
Other Psychology & Counseling Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Point University was awarded 14 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other psychology & counseling.

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Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Point is ranked #1,678 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Point also holds the #45 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Point?

47% Acceptance Rate
40% Of Accepted Are Women
20% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Point University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 47%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 20% of students accepted to Point submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 430 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Point University  ( 460 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Point University  ( 430 to 570 )
Point received ACT scores from 32% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Point University  ( 16 to 21 )

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Point University Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
13% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Point, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Point University is 13%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  13 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Point University

55% Freshmen Retention
22% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Point University this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Point is 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  22 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Point University.

Point University Undergraduate Student Diversity

780 Full-Time Undergraduates
45.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
48.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,916 undergraduates at Point with 780 being full-time and 1,136 being part-time.

How Much Does Point University Cost?

$22,433 Net Price
49% Take Out Loans
$34,148 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Point is $22,433. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Point

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$21,975 $10,136 $25,853 $24,090 $27,180

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Point, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Point, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $8,537 a year. That adds up to $34,148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Point is 14.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Point Graduates Make?

$38,553 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Point make around $38,553 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Point University

Georgia State
780 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Point University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in West Point, Georgia. The location of Point is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Contact details for Point are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 507 West 10Th Street, West Point, GA 31833
Phone: 706-385-1000

Point University Majors

26 Majors With Completions
235 Undergraduate Degrees
17 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from Point University. Of these students, 235 received undergraduate degrees and 17 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 35 $35,714
General Psychology 27 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 21 $23,131
Health & Physical Education 12 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 12 $30,105
Theological & Ministerial Studies 10 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 NA
Accounting 8 NA
General Biology 7 NA
Music 7 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Point University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Point

25% Take At Least One Class Online
21% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 411 students took at least one online class at Point University. This is a decrease from the 639 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 411 346
2019-2020 639 412
2018-2019 799 528
2017-2018 563 442
2016-2017 613 223

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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