High Point University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

High Point, NC

$33,358

Avg tuition

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About High Point University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

High Point University is a small private university located on an urban campus in High Point, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,628, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 61 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,358.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

77% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

69% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1070-1240

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students enrolled

18%

Online student enrollment

17:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

75%

Black

8%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

11% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $33,358 $33,358
Graduate $26,483 $26,483

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,500
On-campus room and board $15,438
On-campus other expenses $2,250
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,500
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,000

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $52,546 $52,546
Off-campus without family $49,358 $49,358
Off-campus with family $36,858 $36,858

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

17%

State Grant Aid

7%

Institution Grant Aid

87%

Pell Grant

11%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,526
State Grant Aid $5,728
Institution Grant Aid $12,625
Pell Grant Aid $4,603

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.