Founded in 1924, High Point University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of High Point (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, High Point University is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist ((United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org)) religion. High Point University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 92 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. High Point University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.