Science & Engineering at High Point University
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. Your college education shouldn’t only focus on the attainment of a diploma—an extraordinary, holistic education should be about your personal transformation and professional development too.
At HPU, your experience will include hundreds of hands-on learning opportunities that will transform your abilities to solve complex problems, adapt to new situations, work well with others, and build a fulfilling career. These skills are exactly what major employers say they need but aren’t finding in most college graduates. At HPU, while you become an expert in your field of choice, you’ll also develop life skills along your journey.
Webb School of Engineering
High Point University’s School of Engineering is focused on providing a student-centered environment to produce well rounded graduates with strong technical skills as well as the necessary life skills to be successful engineers and computer scientists. Students receive a rigorous education that prepares them for the ever-changing landscape of engineering and computer-based careers. Students learn to be creative, critical thinkers that are able to solve real-world problems through the application of knowledge in an ethical and appropriate manner to satisfy the needs to their end-users. In other words, doing what engineers and computer scientists do best: changing the world and improving the lives of others in a sustainable, socially-responsible manner through the use of science, mathematics and discipline knowledge.
Wanek School of Natural Sciences
We are a community of over 450 scientist scholars from five different disciplines: biology, biochemistry, chemistry, neuroscience and physics. The faculty who lead our programs are internationally recognized for their scientific expertise and for their innovative approaches to undergraduate education. Our vision—which guides all of our day-to-day activities, whether inside the classroom, in the laboratory, or while conducting fieldwork—is to be an internationally recognized center of excellence that inspires, motivates and prepares students to be the visionary scientists and healthcare practitioners of tomorrow’s world.