77%

Acceptance Rate

$11,588

Avg.Financial Aid

002933

FAFSA Code

About High Point University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,137

Website

www.highpoint.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

High Point University which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in High Point, NC. High Point University occupies a total area of about 380 acres. High Point University was founded in the year 1924. The motto of the High Point University is Nil Sine Numine (Latin) and its official colors are purple and white. The total enrolment stands at 5,200 students at High Point University. Around 4,591 and 739 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 879 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At High Point University, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. Finally, at HPU around 77% are white, 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. The college has produced several notable alumni including Tubby Smith (Basketball Coach, Basketball player), Donna Fargo (Songwriter, Musician), Austin Dillon (Race car driver), and Dick Culler (Baseball player) in its 96 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 124 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), and CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation). $64 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the High Point University.

Location & Contact

Address

One University Parkway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3368419000
Fax: 3368414599
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. High Point University has been ranked at the 428th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Mar

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

1090 - 1250

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1090-1260 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 22 might also given admission but the average ACT score at High Point University is 25. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at One University Parkway, High Point, North Carolina 27268. To gather more information, they can call them at (336) 841-9000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$39,229

Average Annual Cost

$30,748

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$4,370

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,130

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,250

Total One Year Cost

$52,998

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HPU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $53,494. The average annual tuition cost ($36,268), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($14,702), and budget for other expenses ($2,375) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

200 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

160 Graduates

Psychology, General

67 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

65 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

52 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

49 Graduates

Biology, General

45 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

37 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

33 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

20 Graduates

International Business

20 Graduates

Computer Science

17 Graduates

Political Science and Government

16 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

15 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

8 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

3 Graduates

Marketing

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,545

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

10%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

77% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

5% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

72%

Out Of State

27%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,207 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,130/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,130/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

177

Total Female Athletes

143

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

33

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by HPU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,702 per year for living on campus. High Point University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HPU costs around $7,130 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 43% and 57%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$213 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,588

Students Receiving Federal Grants

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,751

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,736

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,474

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,514

$30K - $48K

$18,691

$48K - $75K

$14,637

$75K - $110K

$14,546

> $110K

$9,289

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,295,783

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,563,366

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at HPU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,356, whereas the financial aid is $12,579. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,148 and institutional aid worth $12,579. At HPU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,295,783 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $13,563,366.

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