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High Point is a liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1924, it gained university status in 1991. Its 80-acre campus is located in a residential area of High Point, 17 miles from Winston-Salem and 15 miles from Greensboro.

Website: www.highpoint.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,591
Undergraduate
Students
(56.5%) 2,596 Women
(43.5%) 1,995 Men
739
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 11,298 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
584 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
589 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,720
Tuition and Fees
$36,268
Room and Board
$14,702
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$19,915
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,079
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
329
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

High Point Population
107,741
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
95% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Panthers
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
5.1% Black/African-American
6.2% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.0% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
61.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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