High Point University

High Point, NC, USA
4.25 Average Rating

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, High Point University is a liberal arts university in central North Carolina. HPU is home to nine colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees. As a Methodist institution, High Point holds weekly chapel services and each service is streamed on the university Facebook page. For athletically-inclined students, HPU fields 14 men’s and women’s sports teams known as the Panthers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
77%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2019
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 May 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Other February 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
21%
Out-Of-State Students
76%
39%
Submitting ACT
59%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1222
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,951
Total Number of Undergrads
4,467
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
46%
20-39 Students
51%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$39,229
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$36,268
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$36,268
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$14,702
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

0
100
52%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,588
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,751
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$10,474

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
50%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$11,693
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$25,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
160
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
94%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Panthers
School Colors
Purple/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
High Point
Charlotte
Raleigh
Boston
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
97%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,000
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What Students Are Saying

4.25 Average Rating
High Point is a very clean, organized, and up-and-coming school in North Carolina. It is a four-year university, although it is working on expanding currently and creating new masters degree programs as well. It has a generally friendly atmosphere and a lot of southern hospitality, even though most students are from the north.
Caitlin from Daleville, VA
High Point University has made me feel welcome, while also inspiring me to try new things. The extraordinary environment has given me the opportunity to play for their women's soccer team and made me a part of the school of education. This university cares for its students like no other college I have seen.
Julia from Sunbury, OH