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High Point University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

High Point, NC

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted March 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted March 1
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One University Parkway
City, State, Zip
High Point, NC 27268
Phone
(800) 345-6993
Fax
(336) 841-5123
E-mail
admiss@highpoint.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, February 1
Early Decision Notification
November 27, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 11,298 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 6,819 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 4,479 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,494 (18%) of 8,423 admitted students enrolled
Women
804 (15%) of 5,204 admitted students enrolled
Men
690 (21%) of 3,219 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
76% of 748 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
81% of 7,705 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
931
Students Accepting Wait List Position
931
Students Admitted From Wait List
127

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.30
3.75 and Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
584 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
589 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
6%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
13%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
31%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 73%
National Merit Scholar
1%
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
2%
Student Government Officer
10%

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