High Point University is on a 380-acre campus in the suburban setting of High Point, North Carolina, not far from Charlotte.
High Point University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? High Point University has fraternities and sororities.
High Point University has several thriving Big Brothers Big Sisters. In fact, more students participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at High Point University include Campus Activities Team, Purple Reign, Entrepreneurship Club and Volunteer Center.
High Point University students' favorite campus traditions are Derby Day, Family Weekend and Fall/Spring Concerts.
This table offers information on housing at High Point University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||94%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||4,862|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||4,594|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||6%|
High Point University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of High Point University students live on campus. In 2022, 94% of undergrads at High Point University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 6% of students lived off-campus or commuted to High Point University. There are 4,862 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,910 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 4,594 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
High Point University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At High Point University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at High Point University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
High Point University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The High Point University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
High Point University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit High Point University, take Interstate 85 to High Point, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Piedmont Triad International airport.
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