High Point University

High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded as High Point College in 1924, it became High Point University in October 1991. HPU offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors.

In 2015, High Point University had a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1 and a student retention rate of 76.5%.[15] The average class size is fewer than 20 students and no teacher assistants instruct classes.

High Point University offers day and evening undergraduate degree programs (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) and evening graduate degree programs (Master of Education in Elementary Education, Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Organization, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Sports Studies). A doctoral degree in Educational Leadership began in the fall of 2012.


General Details
  • STATE OR PROVINCE
    North Carolina
  • CITY
    High Point
  • YEAR FOUNDED
    1924
  • ESTABLISHMENT
    university
  • INSTITUTION TYPE
    private
  • AVERAGE TUITION
    $35,118
  • APPLICATION FEE
    $50
  • ACCOMMODATION
    off campus
  • ADDRESS
    1 University Parkway, High Point, NC, United States
  • official website
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