Tuition & Fees

$35,118

$35,118

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,208
Declined + 1,728
Total Received 8,936
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Private (nonprofit)

4,467

undergraduate students

484

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 5293
ACT 3108

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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,951
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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High Point, NC

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.

High Point University
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27268

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 7% of male students
 
9 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
10%
700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
50%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
37%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
36%
12-17
13%
30-36
8%
24-29
42%
18-23
46%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (early decision I), November 15 (early action), February 1 (early decision II) (priority deadline)
March 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 2
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,208
Declined + 1,728
Total Received 8,936

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Kerr Ramsay
Associate Vice President of Admissions
P: 800 345-6993
F: 336 888-6382
admiss@highpoint.edu

Financial Aid

51%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,723

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,748
Room $7,000
Board $7,130
Additional fees $4,370
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $50,748
Average Financial Aid - $15,723
Total with Avg. Aid $35,025

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,147,962
State $1,332,000
Institutional $14,350,127
Other external $2,493,044
Total $20,323,133

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,543,558
Other external $2,332,386
Total $13,875,944
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
October 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 336 841-9124
F: 336 841-4649
finplan@highpoint.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ron Elmore
Director of Student Financial Planning
relmore@highpoint.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Racquetball, Softball, Tennis

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Athletic Directors

Dan Hauser (men's)
Athletic Director
email

April Wines (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance
Documentary Media
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English Literature
English Writing
Entrepreneurship
Exercise Science
French
Graphic Design/Digital Imaging
History
Human Relations
Interior Design
International Business
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Music
Neuroscience
Non Profit Leadership/Management
Performance/Theatre Arts
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sales
Secondary Mathematics/9-12
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Special Education
Strategic Communication
Studio Art
Teaching Elementary Education
Teaching Secondary Education Mathematics/9-12
Technical Theatre
Visual Merchandising
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,951

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

4,467
students

Female
59%
2,632

Male
41%
1,835

10%

484
students

Female
67%
325

Male
33%
159

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

4,418
students

Female
59%
2,600

Male
41%
1,818

2%

49
students

Female
66%
32

Male
34%
17

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jim Smith
Director of International Recruitment
336 841-9144
jsmith9@highpoint.edu

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