4,467
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,723
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
80
7208/8936
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

High Point University is a University institution located in High Point, NC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Undergraduate Admissions
One University Parkway
High Point, NC  27268
United States
Contact Dr. Kerr Ramsay
Associate Vice President of Admissions
Email: kramsay@highpoint.edu
Phone: 336-841-9176
Fax: 336-888-6382

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (general) Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,936
Applied
7,208
Accepted
4,467
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

5,310
Females Applied
4,398
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,626
Males Applied
2,810
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 15th Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 1st November 27th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 576 530 620
SAT Math 573 520 620
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,748
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Fees

4,370
Full-time student fees
14,130
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,723
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,623
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,252
Avg. Loan Aid
7,416
Avg. Grant Aid
11,884
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,467
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.22%
Black or African American 4.79%
White or Caucasian 77.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 6.6%
Other 1.66%

Gender

Male (41.08%)
Female (58.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Derby Day, Family Weekend and Fall/Spring Concerts

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Campus Activities Team, Purple Reign, Entrepreneurship Club and Volunteer Center

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

462
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 305
Part-time - 157
Male - 231
Female - 231