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Freshmen Class Profile

Meet the High Point University Class of 2018!

  • The Class of 2018 is 60% female and 40% male
  • 66% of students graduated from public schools and 34% 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 3.73 [weighted]

Geographic Breakdown

  • Students from states outside of North Carolina make up 79% of the class while 21% are from North Carolina
  • The Class of 2018 represents 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and 17 international countries

Ethnic Diversity

EthnicityPercentage
African American6%
Asian or Asian-American3%
Caucasian75%
Hispanic or Latin American5%
Other11%

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 2018 is 1,470 strong bringing our total enrollment to the highest in High Point’s’ 90 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 2018.
  • 417 students have Advanced Placement Courses from high school, earning over 1596 credit hours in 23 different subjects.
  • 35 students earned  the distinction of Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient.
  • 72 students have family members who attend HPU, or have a current sibling who is attending HPU.
  • There are 11 sets of twins and 1 set of triplets in the Class of 2018.
  • The most popular girl’s name among the Class of 2018 is Alexandra followed closely by Katherine.
  • The most popular guy’s name among the Class of 2018 is Ryan followed closely by Alexander.
  • 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 4,710 miles from Wahiawa, Hawaii.

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