High Point University Rankings

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In the World#2390 of 14178
In North America#737 of 2629
In the United States#674 of 2528
In North Carolina#19 of 66
In High Point#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$38,745 /y
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
4,591
Graduates
739
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

High Point University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%72%76%
Applicants11,2984,4796,819
Admissions8,4233,2195,204
Freshmen enrolled full time1,400637763

127 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
806 or 58%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in High Point University are 1090-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
541 or 39%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in High Point University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4006 (75%)
Black or African American368 (7%)
Hispanic298 (6%)
Two or more races250 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown147 (3%)
Asian126 (2%)
Nonresident Alien113 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$38,745/year
Average aid awarded
$13,871
Students receiving aid
89%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$33,024
$30-48K$29,052
$48-75K$32,115
$75-110K$36,174
$110K+$40,399

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,768$25,290
Tuition in-state$31,768$25,290
Tuition out-of-state$31,768$25,290
Fee in-district$4,500$2,417
Fee in-state$4,500$2,417
Fee out-of-state$4,500$2,417

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,656
Combined charge for room and board$14,702
Room charge$7,358
Meal charge$7,344

High Point University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General20229
Communication, General21216
Kinesiology and Exercise Science72
Biology & Biological Sciences, General62
Psychology, General45
Elementary Education and Teaching2814
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies40
Organizational Behavior Studies32
Marketing & Marketing Management, General32
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1219
Graphic Design30
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies27
Interior Design25
Political Science and Government, General23
Physician Assistant21
Accounting19
Finance, General17
International Business & Trade & Commerce15
Special Education and Teaching, General104
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other14
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management13
Selling Skills and Sales Operations11
Computer Science10
Athletic Training & Trainer10
Actuarial Science9
Mathematics, General9
Physics, General8
History, General7
Meeting and Event Planning7
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education7
International Relations and Affairs6
Writing, General6
English Language and Literature, General5
Biochemistry4
Neuroscience4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Chemistry, General4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Music, General3
Philosophy3
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
French Language and Literature2
Sociology and Anthropology2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Dance, General1
Documentary Production1
Grand Total1,04310619
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%63%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
980
Citations
13,611

Publication count by topic

Medicine
252
Psychology
142
Political science
86
Biology
84
Sociology
62
Chemistry
59
Mathematics
45
Business
25
Economics
23
Physics
23
Computer science
21
History
20
Art
18
Philosophy
13
Geography
12
Engineering
11
Environmental science
5
Materials science
5
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science1304518
History168125
Psychology18072,967
Medicine19413,948
Philosophy21289
Art21388
Geography2183313
Sociology2285210
Economics2298351
Business2560313
Mathematics2707680
Physics2780312
Biology29781,626
Engineering3403182
Geology354523
Chemistry3804554
Materials science4055168
Environmental science429735
Computer science4515132

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199522
199644
1997410
1998022
1999441
2000732
2001447
2002377
20034107
20041105
2005297
20064132
200714151
200817150
200911196
201019243
201122215
201237276
201348496
201454721
201594982
2016961200
20171021518
2018971528
20191151736
20201492283

General info

Alternative namesHPU
Founded1924
WikipediaHigh Point University
MottoNil Sine Numine
Nothing Without Divine Guidance
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff958
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Parkway
High Point, North Carolina, 27268
United States
City population104,000
Phone3368419000
Fax+1 (336) 841 4599

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