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Freshmen Class Profile

Meet the High Point University Class of 2021!

  • The Class of 2021 is 58% female and 42% 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 1095 (Math & Critical Reading)
  • The average composite score of all students who chose to take the ACT was 24
  • The GPA for the class was 3.25 [unweighted]

Geographic Breakdown

  • Students from states outside of North Carolina make up 78% of the class while 22% are from North Carolina
  • The Class of 2021 represents 39 states, plus the District of Columbia and 24 international countries

Ethnic Diversity

EthnicityPercentage
African American7%
Asian or Asian-American3%
Caucasian76%
Hispanic or Latin American6%
Other8%

Interesting Facts

  • There are 47 Valedictorians, Salutatorians and High School Class and Student Government Presidents and Vice Presidents in the class.
  • There are 15 languages spoken fluently among the Class of 2021.
  • 418 students have Advanced Placement Courses from high school, earning over 1500 credit hours in 30 different subjects.
  • More than 375 students are members of The National Honor Society.
  • 27 students are National Merit Scholars.
  • 38 students earned the distinction of Eagle Scout or Gold Award recipient.
  • 44 students have family members who attend HPU, or have a current sibling who is attending HPU.
  • There are 2 sets of twins in the Class of 2021.
  • The most popular girls’ names among the Class of 2021 are  Madison and Lauren.
  • The most popular guys’ names among the Class of 2021 are William, Nicholas, and John.
  • The student traveling the furthest to attend High Point University traveled 8,296 miles from Hong Kong. While the U.S. student traveling the furthest traveled 2,790 miles from Seattle, Washington.
  • Completed over 92,000 hours of community service.

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

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(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
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admiss@highpoint.edu
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