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High Point University

High Point, NC

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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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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (specialized) Checkmark
Nonprofit Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering 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

11,298
Applied
8,423
Accepted
4,591
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

6,819
Females Applied
5,204
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,479
Males Applied
3,219
Males Accepted
72%
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 1st February 1st 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 589 550 630
SAT Math 584 540 630
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,768
Private
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Fees

4,500
Full-time student fees
14,702
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

18,285
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,915
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,236
Avg. Loan Aid
8,440
Avg. Grant Aid
14,388
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,591
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.07%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 77.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 4.96%
Other 2.5%

Gender

Male (43.45%)
Female (56.55%)

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 95%

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
1

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
Fencing No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
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
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
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Gymnastics Checkmark No No
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

460
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 329
Part-time - 131
Male - 227
Female - 233
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