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High Point University

High Point University

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Uni facts

  • High Point, USA
  • University type: Private
  • Rank: 1995
  • Program types Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 54
  • Acceptance rates 72%
  • Nationalities 37
  • International Students 156

Study abroad at High Point University

High Point University is a private liberal arts university situated in High Point, North Carolina, US. HPU offers 58 majors and 57 minors, all complemented by experiential learning programs that include internships, undergraduate research, global education and service learning.

The University is made up of 10 schools and colleges covering arts and sciences, art and design, business, communication, education, health sciences, natural sciences, engineering, pharmacy, and nursing.

High Point University offers a variety of housing options ranging from apartment style single rooms to double occupancy shared facilities for both upperclassmen and incoming first year students. Their 16 athletics teams participate in NCAA Division I, including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and lacrosse.

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Why study at HPU?

  • Staff student ratio

    15:1 student faculty ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • High placement rate

    96% of HPU graduates employed or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduation

  • Sports and athletics

    The High Point Panthers compete in NCAA Division I

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Life as an international student

International Student Affairs is available to assist the University’s international student population. They can help provide services including supplemental academic advice, help with visa issues, and cultural engagement opportunities. HPU and International Student Affairs strives to make sure international students feel at home on campus.

Phi Beta Delta is the honor society for international scholars. Membership is offered to undergraduate and graduate international students, as well as domestic students who have studied abroad and are involved in international activities on campus.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 5
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 3
    • No. of volleyball courtsnumber 3
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 2
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Minor Surgery
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Campus Doctor
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Transport
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 100
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 2
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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High Point University programs

Fees and funding

The university is aware that the cost of a college education can be a major outlay for some and makes every effort to keep its charges as reasonable as possible, consistent with providing a first-class college education.

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Tuition: $36,268 per year

Merit scholarship

Average scholarship between $10,000 - 15,000, depending on students grades and SAT or ACT.

Presidential scholarship

$5,000 - $38,000 Awarded to the top students in each class to enter High Point University, presidential scholarships are highly selective and applying students need to participate in presidential scholarship interview Weekends. These interviews allow students to show their potential for academic excellence at High Point University above and beyond what they are able to capture through their application for admissions.

High Point Scholarships

$2,000 - $5,000 awarded to students who demonstrate academic merit with or without the use of standardized test and show strong character through their application for admissions.

Honors and fellows scholarships

High Point University offers an honors scholars program and five discipline-specific fellowships to top incoming students who demonstrate high achievement and potential for future success. Students invited to join each program are offered a scholarship of $3,000-$5,000 in addition to any other academic award.

Music Scholarships

Audition-based awards of $500 - $2,000 offered by the Music Department to entering music majors. These awards require an audition.

Athletic scholarships

The High Point University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics grants talent-based scholarships in all varsity sports in compliance with NCAA Division I regulations and guidelines. Amounts vary.

Location

High Point University

1, S University Pkwy, High Point, NC 27260

High Point, North Carolina is the home of High Point University and is a good match for those seeking a vibrant city atmosphere.

  • to Piedmont Triad International Airport

    20 minutes

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Visa requirements for High Point University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements