Tuition & Fees

$36,268

$36,268

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,770
Declined + 2,328
Total Received 10,098
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Private (nonprofit)

4,545

undergraduate students

592

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Exercise Science
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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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Location

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 5,137
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
1 University Parkway
High Point, NC 27268

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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 9% of male students
 
9 sororities 26% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
42%
500-599
49%
400-499
5%
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
56%
400-499
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
38%
18-23
34%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
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 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
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

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,770
Declined + 2,328
Total Received 10,098

Admissions Factors

Important

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

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank

Not Considered

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

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,266

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,768
Room $7,358
Board $7,344
Additional fees $4,500
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $52,470
Average Financial Aid - $16,266
Total with Avg. Aid $36,204

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,345,370
State $1,468,500
Institutional $16,070,306
Other external $2,304,590
Total $22,188,766

Non-need-based

Federal $7,448
State $3,725
Institutional $11,458,792
Other external $2,093,401
Total $13,563,366
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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
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance
Data Analytics/Statistics
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English Literature
English Writing
Entrepreneurship
Event Management
Exercise Science
Finance
French
Game/Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design/Digital Imaging
History
Human Relations
Interior Design
International Business
Journalism
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Production/Entrepreneurship
Middle Grades Education
Music
Neuroscience
Non Profit Leadership/Management
Performance/Theatre Arts
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Popular Culture Studies/Production
Psychology
Religion
Sales
Secondary Mathematics/9-12
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Communication
Sport Management
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. Exercise Science

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

5,137

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

4,545
students

Female
57%
2,611

Male
43%
1,934

12%

592
students

Female
69%
406

Male
31%
186

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

4,504
students

Female
58%
2,585

Male
42%
1,919

1%

41
students

Female
64%
26

Male
36%
15

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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

Summer: June 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
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
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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