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?
- The 4% student loan default rate at High Point is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The highest award offered at High Point is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average High Point student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
High Point University Rankings
High Point holds the #21 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at High Point.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards High Point has earned from around the web.
|#1||Highest Paid Documentary Production Graduates||College Factual|
|#2||Best Other General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations Bachelor’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
Where Is High Point University?
Contact details for High Point are given below.
|Address:||One University Parkway, High Point, NC 27268|
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
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into High Point?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.
Average Test Scores
About 57% 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 540 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 620.
Can I Afford High Point University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At High Point, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $11,203 a year. That adds up to $44,812 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at High Point is 4.0%. 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
There are also 989 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,575 full-time undergraduates at High Point, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of High Point University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||264|
|Hispanic or Latino||291|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at High Point has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of High Point
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at High Point University was 4,025.0%. This is the #38 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at High Point regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
High Point University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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