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High Point University

High Point, NC
#1

Regional Colleges South



High Point University was founded in 1924 as a private institution affiliated with the United Methodist church in High Point, North Carolina. The 300-acre campus is located about 30 minutes from both Greensboro and Winston-Salem. The university's Panther athletes complete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. Among the most popular majors at High Point University are business/commerce, communication, organizational behavior studies, elementary education and teaching, and psychology.

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833 Montlieu Avenue
High Point, NC 27262-3598

2014-2015 Tuition

$31,480 Tuition and Fees

Students

3999 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female

Admission

July 1 application deadline
84.4% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1924

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice and Corrections, Human Services, General, Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Sociology, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Business Administration and Management, General, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, Accounting, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Actuarial Science, Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations, History, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Minors Offered

Computer Science, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Mathematics, General, International/Global Studies, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice and Corrections, Human Services, General, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Music, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other, History, General, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,999
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,962
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 37
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 5 11 14
Motor vehicle theft 0 3 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 5 11 14
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 1
Drug law violations 39 38 52
Liquor law violations 13 21 26
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 34 24 47
Liquor law violations 10 8 17
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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