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Details for High Point University

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High Point University opened as High Point College in 1924, a cooperative venture between the Methodist Protestant Church and the City of High Point. It is located in the Triad (High Point, Winston-Salem, and Greensboro), a fast-growing metropolitan region of North Carolina.

Read more about High Point University in articles from the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

Public or Private: Private
Average High School GPA: 3.20
Average SAT Score (Out of 2400): 1490-1790
ACT Score: 22-26
6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Undergraduate Enrollment: 3964
HBCU: No
Women's College: No
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist Church
Location: Suburban
Website: http://www.highpoint.edu/
Academic Quality
General Education Rating: B
Shakespeare: Yes
Academic Transparency: Somewhat Transparent
Financial Matters
In State Tuition: $41,600.00
Out of State Tuition: $41,600.00
Average Starting Salary of Graduates: $39,300.00
Average Student Debt of Graduates: $32,930.00
Good Economic Value?: Good
Percentage of Funding Provided by Taxpayers: 2.00%
Percentage of Alumni who Give: 20.00%
Politicization
FIRE's Free Speech Rating: Not Rated
Alternative Newspaper: Yes
Student Political Involvement: Somewhat Political
Faculty Political Balance: Unbalanced: Democratic
Board of Trustees Political Balance: N/A
Pope Center for Higher Education Policy Articles

These articles mention High Point University:

Is College Like Cable?: A review of Jeff Selingo's College (Un)Bound questions whether academia is entering an age of infinite choices. (June 28, 2013)

Out of School and Into the Red: Debt-to-salary ratios reveal which North Carolina schools give students a good payback. (September 2, 2011)

Subdued Beginnings: The times are somber and the commencement speakers are serious. (May 15, 2011)

The Winners Are...Democrats!: The Pope Center's College Finder project reveals that the faculty at North Carolina colleges are mostly Democrats. (April 8, 2011)

How Does Your University Measure Up?: The Pope Center and ACTA examine the state of general education at colleges and universities in North Carolina. (February 24, 2011)

The Truth about Campus Crime: In spite of the headlines, campuses are generally safe; watch out for the neighborhood, though. (December 6, 2010)

Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? (February 7, 2010)

Democrats at the Podium: In today’s college environment, commencement speakers’ politics should come as no surprise. (May 4, 2009)

To Be or Not To Be: Shakespeare in the English Department (September 27, 2007)