High Point University

country rank  599
world rank  1656

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Founded in 1924, High Point University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of High Point (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, High Point University (HPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. High Point University (HPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 96 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym HPU
Founded 1924
Motto Nil Sine Numine
Nothing Without Divine Guidance
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address One University Parkway
High Point
27262-3598 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (336) 841 9000
Fax +1 (336) 841 4599

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 833 Montlieu Avenue University Station Box 3188
High Point 27262-3598
(336) 841 9216
800 345 6993

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to High Point University's Library
High Point University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 181,000 physical volumes, 11,100 physical media, 98,000 digital/electronic medium and 185 licensed digital/electronic databases. High Point University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
High Point University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,684 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1951


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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