Undergraduate Admissions

Freshmen Class Profile

Meet the High Point University Class of 2019!

  • The Class of 2019 is 61% female and 39% male
  • 63% of students graduated from public schools and 37% graduated from private high schools
  • 99% of freshmen live on campus
  • The average SAT score for all students was 1108 (Math & Critical Reading)
  • The average composite score of all students who chose to take the ACT was 24
  • The GPA for the class was 3.73 [weighted]

Geographic Breakdown

  • Students from states outside of North Carolina make up 81% of the class while 19% are from North Carolina
  • The Class of 2019 represents 41 states, plus the District of Columbia and 19 international countries

Ethnic Diversity

African American7%
Asian or Asian-American3%
Hispanic or Latin American6%

Top 10 Intended Majors

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

Interesting Facts

  • The Class of 2019 is strongest academic class in High Point’s’ 91 year history.
  • There are 54 National Merit Scholars, Valedictorians, Salutatorians and High School Student Government Presidents in the class.
  • There are 15 languages spoken fluently among the Class of 2019.
  • 380 students have Advanced Placement Courses from high school, earning over 1584 credit hours in 30 different subjects.
  • 17 students earned  the distinction of Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient.
  • 42 students have family members who attend HPU, or have a current sibling who is attending HPU.
  • 21 students traveled the world as People-to-People Ambassadors.
  • There are 9 sets of twins in the Class of 2019.
  • The most popular girl’s name among the Class of 2019 is Emily followed closely by Sarah, then Madison.
  • The most popular guy’s name among the Class of 2019 is Michael followed closely by John and Matthew.
  • The student traveling the furthest to attend High Point University traveled 7,827 miles from Chengdu, China. While the U.S. student traveling the furthest traveled 4,712 miles from Wahiawa, Hawaii.




The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27268

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