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High Point University Overview

High Point University is a private not-for-profit institution located in High Point, North Carolina. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is High Point University Known For?

1,103 Undergraduate Awards
$45,726 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at High Point is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at High Point.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from High Point to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is High Point University?

Location of High Point University

Contact details for High Point are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Parkway, High Point, NC 27268
Phone: 336-841-9000
Website: www.highpoint.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighPointU
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HighPointU

How Do I Get Into High Point?

You can apply to High Point online at: www.highpoint.edu/admissions/freshmen-admissions/

Admission Requirements for High Point

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into High Point?

81% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
68% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at High Point University is 81%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to High Point submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for High Point University  ( 530 to 620 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for High Point University  ( 520 to 620 )
200
800
High Point received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for High Point University  ( 21 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for High Point University  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for High Point University  ( 21 to 27 )
1
36

Can I Afford High Point University?

$45,726 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of High Point is $45,726. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At High Point, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $11,693 a year. That adds up to $46,772 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at High Point is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

High Point University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,504 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,545 undergraduate students at High Point, with 4,504 being full-time and 41 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  High Point

There are also 592 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,504 full-time undergraduates at High Point, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  High Point

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of High Point University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of High Point Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 77
Black or African American 224
Hispanic or Latino 243
White 3,483
International Students 119
Other Races/Ethnicities 358

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at High Point University. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 43 countries are represented at High Point. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at High Point University

0 Took All Classes Online
73 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 73 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at High Point has changed over the last few years.

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This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at High Point regardless of major.

High Point University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 216 29 0 245
Communication & Media Studies 218 16 0 234
Health & Physical Education 72 0 0 72
General Biology 71 0 0 71
Design & Applied Arts 55 0 0 55
General Psychology 49 0 0 49
Criminal Justice & Corrections 44 0 0 44
Teacher Education Grade Specific 28 14 0 42
Human Resource Management 34 0 0 34
Marketing 32 0 0 32
Educational Administration 0 12 19 31
Allied Health Professions 0 31 0 31
Political Science & Government 28 0 0 28
Entrepreneurial Studies 27 0 0 27
General Sales & Marketing 27 0 0 27
Accounting 19 0 0 19
Finance & Financial Management 17 0 0 17
International Business 15 0 0 15
Special Education 10 4 0 14
Romance Languages 13 0 0 13
Computer Science 11 0 0 11
Mathematics 11 0 0 11
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 10 0 0 10
International Relations & National Security 10 0 0 10
Physics 8 0 0 8
Hospitality Management 7 0 0 7
Education Philosophy 7 0 0 7
Writing Studies 7 0 0 7
History 7 0 0 7
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 6 0 0 6
General English Literature 6 0 0 6
Music 6 0 0 6
Philosophy 5 0 0 5
Chemistry 5 0 0 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 4 0 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 4 0 0 4
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 0 0 3
Economics 3 0 0 3
Sociology & Anthropology 3 0 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 0 2
Religious Studies 1 0 0 1
Dance 1 0 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 0 0 1
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,103 106 19 1,228

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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