High Point University

833 Montlieu Ave High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598
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College History

High Point University in High Point, North Carolina is a small private liberal arts college with outstanding programs and countless opportunities. With about 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled, The US News and World Report places HPU as the 6th most comprehensive school in the south.

High Point University was founded by a cooperative venture of the Methodist Protestant Church and the city of High Point in 1924. In its early years, the school ran with only three buildings, nine faculty members, and 122 students enrolled. Since its founding, High Point has its campus include 320 acres with 45 new academic, residential and student-life buildings, two new athletic stadiums and a field house.

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Student Life

Total Enrollment: 4,045

Institution Size: 1,000 - 4,999

Campus Setting: Urban Urban

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

School Calendar Type: Semester


Admissions Information

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 3,734

Total Grad Enrollment: 311

Admissions Requirements:
High School GPA
High School Rank
Test Scores

Accepted Credit:
Life Experience
Advanced Placement


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Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

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Student Voice

Every student at this school needs swimsuit for the rec pool

- Hugo H., Alum

Another awesome thing is ammenities

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I wish I knew more about financial aid

- Hugo H., Alum