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High Point University

High Point, NC 4-Year Private

About High Point University

High Point University is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of High Point, NC, less than an hour from Charlotte.

Founded in 1924, High Point University currently enrolls around 5,617 students a year, including 4,628 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $76,158,039. For each full-time student, High Point University spends about $10,145.

Admissions Facts About High Point University

Acceptance rate: 77%

Average GPA: 3.38

Mean ACT score: 25

Mean SAT score: 1159

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: March 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: February 1

High Point University Acceptance Rate

High Point University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 77 percent of all applicants are admitted to High Point University each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.38 out of 4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1159 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 533 applicants were waitlisted and 122 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is High Point University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 1,386 students who started at High Point University as first-time freshman, 903 graduate within four years.

High Point University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 69 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $52,350 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does High Point University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is High Point University a good school for YOU?

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March 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants should hear back from High Point University by February 1.

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College Info

One University Parkway High Point, NC 27268

Campus Setting: Suburban

High Point University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to High Point University is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to High Point University is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

High Point University ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


22 to 28


22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to High Point University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into High Point University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

High Point University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1090 - 1260


Math SAT Range

540 - 630


Reading SAT Range

550 - 630

High Point University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at High Point University is like? There are approximately 5,330 students enrolled at High Point University, including 4,591 undergraduate students and 739 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 26% percent are from NC and 74% percent of students are from other states.


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