High Point University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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High Point University's acceptance rate, at 79%, means that it is open to the large majority of those who apply. Students with decent grades and slightly above average test scores have a good chance of being accepted. As part of the application process, students will need to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT. For additional requirements, and to view important deadlines, be sure to check out the school's website, or contact the admissions office.

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Admissions Data (2016):

High Point University Description:

Founded in 1924, High Point University is a private liberal arts college located in High Point, North Carolina, a city of about 100,000 situated southwest of Greensboro. The college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Students come from over 40 states and 50 countries, and undergraduates can choose from 68 majors. Business Administration is by far the most popular field of study. High Point has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and most classes are small. In recent years High Point has undergone massive expansion with $300 million dedicated to campus construction and upgrades including residence halls that are more luxurious than those found at most colleges. On the athletic front, the High Point Panthers compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,837 (4,546 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition, Fees, Room and Board: $33,405
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,572
  • Other Expenses: $2,250
  • Total Cost: $49,727

High Point University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 82%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 78%
    • Loans: 44%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,782
    • Loans: $10,402

Academic Programs:

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 60%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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