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High Point University
High Point University 833 Montlieu Ave High Point, NC 27262 Phone: (336) 841-9000
  • General Information
    About High Point University

    High Point University is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with The United Methodist Church and dedicated to the Judeo-Christian principles of inclusiveness and diversity. The mission of High Point University is to provide vital and distinguished undergraduate and graduate programs that enhance both traditional and non-traditional students' powers of inquiry, breadth of knowledge, command of written and spoken language and insight into ethical behavior. This mission is deeply rooted in the liberal arts and reflected in seven overlapping commitments: To foster close communication, both inside and outside the classroom, between motivated students and faculty who are committed to teaching and scholarly activity; To blend imaginatively critical thinking, intellectual inquiry and aesthetic appreciation with a practical need for innovation, skill and knowledge within professional disciplines; To promote the balanced development of students' cognitive, social and physical capacities; To offer an education, grounded in the development of character, personal responsibility and a sense of civic duty that prepares students for leadership, citizenship and service in a diverse global community; To provide the opportunity for exploration of faith and humane values within a Judeo-Christian context; To contribute to the educational and cultural life of the broader community by offering cultural activities of regional and national interest, and by devoting the resources of the University, the professional skills of the faculty and the talents of students to local charities, businesses and other civic groups; To maintain a physical environment, including classrooms, libraries, laboratories and open spaces, that supports the academic success of students and the professional development of faculty. In pursuing each of these commitments, High Point University is guided by the principles of intellectual freedom, academic excellence and ethical rigor, and by the desire to create and enhance an environment conducive to the liberal arts education and professional development of students.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • United Methodist
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 4,529
    Percent Admitted 71%
    Men Admitted 71%
    Women Admitted 72%
    Full Time Retention Rate 79%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 480 570
      Math 480 580
      Writing 480 570
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 20 24
      English 20 25
      Math 19 25
      Writing 20 25
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 3,683
    Native American 15.0
    Asian 69.0
    African American 652.0
    Hispanic 92.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,620
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 17

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