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HPU Featured in Business NC Magazine
President Nido R. Qubein, NC Governor Pat McCroy, and NASCAR legend Richard Childress headlined a panel discussion: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in North Carolina recently on campus. The event was covered by UNC-TV and Business NC magazine.
HPU continues its tradition of attracting inspirational speakers to campus by featuring Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and Silicon Valley icon, as its 2013 Commencement speaker.
About High Point University
- #1Among Regional Colleges in the South Ranking by the U.S. News & World Report 2013 edition of "America's Best Colleges"
- #1Up and Coming Schools in Regional Colleges in the South Ranking by the U.S. News & World Report 2013 edition of "America's Best Colleges"
- 60First year seminars offered for in depth study of unique subjects
- $70MInvested in state-of-the-art technology over the past 6 years, with another $50M planned as the $2.1B expansion plan continues
- 10Graduate-degree programs in the fields of business, education, nonprofit management, history, communication and health
- $172MRaised in the last 6 years without a formal campaign
- $10MThe $10M, 29,000 square feet School of Education will open in August 2012
- $81kRaised by student organizations for more than 20 non-profit agencies in the last academic year
- 30,000Volunteer hours our students contribute annually in community service
- 16Division I athletic teams (8 men's and 8 women's)
- 5New majors have been added including biochemistry, actuarial sciences, international relations and mathematical economics
- 44Undergraduate majors within the College of Arts & Sciences and the University's 5 schools
- 3926Traditional undergraduate students from 27 countries and 45 states
- 28New buildings constructed on campus in only 5 years
- 10Top 10 Ranking of the Interior Design Program by DesignIntelligence journal as part of their "America's Best Architectural and Design Schools" study
- 17Average class size at High Point University