High Point University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

833 Montlieu Avenue

PO Box 3188

High Point, NC 27262-3598

(336) 841-9216

(800) 345-6993

Fax: (336) 888-6382

Contact: Andy Bills

Vice President for Enrollment
Main Address

833 Montlieu Avenue

High Point, NC 27262-3598

(336) 841-9000


Total undergrads: 3,056

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 952

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,046

Graduate enrollment: 328


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Interior Design B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Home furnishings marketing B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Games design and interactive communication B
Journalism B
Strategic communications B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Computer/Systems Security B


Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

High Point University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (336) 841-9000
Website: www.highpoint.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.highpoint.edu/admissions/freshmen-admissions/
Address: One University Parkway, High Point, NC 27268
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,330
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,203 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $36,268
Out-of-state Tuition: $36,268
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,871

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

High Point University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at High Point University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 541
Engineering 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Grand total 5781

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at High Point University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $36,268
Out-of-state $36,268
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $27,707
Out-of-state $27,707

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,267 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,234 87% $13,871
Student loan aid 676 48% $10,698

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,581 79% $12,889
Federal student loans 1,894 42% $6,332

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for High Point University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled High Point University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,298 4,479 6,819
Percent admitted 100% 72% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 14% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

High Point University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,330
Undergraduate enrollment 4,591
Graduate enrollment 739

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

High Point University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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