High Point University

High Point, NC

High Point University

High Point, NC

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Undergrad International

Tuition & Fees

$36,268

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,423
Declined 2,875
Total Received 11,298
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Private

4,591

undergraduate students

739

graduate students

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School Facts

High Point University, founded in 1924, is private comprehensive institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and rooted in the liberal arts. Its 420-acre campus is located in High Point, within a close proximity to Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,330
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

430-acre, suburban campus in High Point (population: 111,513), 15 miles from Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Raleigh/Durham (79 miles) and Charlotte (82 miles). School operates transportation to airport at breaks. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

High Point University
1 University Parkway
High Point, NC
27268

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Campus Activities Team
  • Purple Reign
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Volunteer Center

Top Events

  • Derby Day
  • Family Weekend
  • Fall/Spring Concerts

Fun Facts

  • In 2011, High Point University purchased an entire mall—Oak Hollow Mall in High Point, North Carolina.
  • Kester International Promenade at High Point University is home to many incredible sculptures of historical figures, including Mother Teresa, Leonardo DaVinci, Sacajawea, and Ludwig van Beethoven. And since they're all plopped down on benches, you can take a seat (and a selfie) next to them!
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
40%
500-599
48%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
36%
500-599
50%
400-499
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline March 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,423
Declined 2,875
Total Received 11,298

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
class rank

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,356

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,768
Room & board $14,702
Additional fees $4,500
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,000
Total $53,470
Average Financial Aid - $5,356
Total with Avg. Aid $48,114

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, crew, cross-country, equestrian sports, fishing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rowing, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, crew, cross-country, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, golf, lacrosse, martial arts, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Communication, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design
History, General
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
Mathematics, General
Meeting and Event Planning
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

5,330

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

4,591
students

Female
57%
2,596

Male
43%
1,995

14%

739
students

Female
68%
505

Male
32%
234

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

4,557
students

Female
57%
2,581

Male
43%
1,976

1%

34
students

Female
45%
15

Male
55%
19

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 61%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

56

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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