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Freshmen Class Profile

Meet the High Point University Class of 2017!

  • The Class of 2017 is 59% female and 41% male
  •  67% of students graduated from public schools and 33% graduated from private (including parochial) high schools
  • 99% of freshmen live on campus. 
  • The mid-range SAT score for all students was 1000-1200
  • The mean SAT score was 1100
  • The mid-range composite score of all students who chose to take the ACT was 21-26
  • The mean ACT composite score was 24
  • The GPA for the class was 3.3 (un-weighted 4.0 scale)

Geographic Breakdown

  • Students from states outside of North Carolina make up 80% of the class while 20% are from North Carolina
  • The Class of 2017 represents 41 states, plus the District of Columbia and 20 international countries

Ethnic Diversity

EthnicityPercentage
African American6%
Asian or Asian-American1%
Caucasian74%
Hispanic or Latin American3%
Other16%

Top 10 Intended Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Undeclared
  3. Communication
  4. Psychology
  5. Exercise Science
  6. Biology
  7. Elementary Education
  8. Criminal Justice
  9. Interior Design
  10. Athletic Training

Interesting Facts

  • The Class of 2017 is 1,260 strong bringing our total enrollment to the highest in High Point’s’ 88 year history.
  • There are 54 National Merit Scholars, Valedictorians, Salutatorians and High School Student Government Presidents in the class.
  • 307 students have Advanced Placement Courses from high school, earning over 1272 credit hours in 23 different subjects.
  • Many have earned the distinction of Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient.
  • There are three sets of twins and a set of triplets in the class.
  • There are 15 languages spoken fluently among the Class of 2017.

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The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.
833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, NC 27262

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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