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HPU celebrates its diverse student population with current students representing 46 states and 34 countries. Centrally located in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina, High Point University is consistently recognized as one of the best colleges in the south. While our students come from diverse geographical regions and backgrounds, they all share the desire to be extraordinary!
"As my adviser, Dr. Cavendish has encouraged me to pursue my career in teaching. As one of my professors, she has shown me what inspired teaching is!"
- Julie Dumbaugh '13
LEADS TO INSPIRED LEARNING
The living and learning environment engages students in every aspect of campus life, from the activity at the kiosk every morning on the way to class, to informal coffee talks where students discuss politics and other matters of the world. Our campus is designed for students to create connections.
"Steve Wozniak gave me his business card. Yes, he gave a speech to my class – but he gave ME business advice. That is VIP access!"
- Matt Brodeur, Class of 2013
When you make the choice to attend High Point University, you're making the choice to be extraordinary."
- Courtney McLaughlin, Class of 2013 and Sales Assistant at Turner Broadcasting
"When I first read about the innovative corporate headquarters of Apple and Google, I really understood what HPU was doing. Here, I'm excited about learning."
-Emma Riley, Class of 2016
HPU is focused on connecting the foundation-building liberal arts education with career-focused outcomes. From freshman career planning to LinkedIn profile sessions to conducting interviews on campus, students cultivate career options from day one.
Success & Significance
President Qubein’s freshman seminar on life skills and companion course for senior students prepares students to thrive in a competitive world. Topics include fiscal literacy, effective communication skills, competence leading to confidence, work-life balance, stewardship and community engagement.
Being extraordinary isn't just a choice, it is about connecting scholarly knowledge with practical intelligence. It's about leading, serving and living a life in balance. This is the HPU Experience...
UNIQUE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
To live life in balance, one must grow intellectually, spiritually, physically and emotionally. The three dimensional growth of a tree represents HPU's holistic approach to learning.
EXTRAORDINARY FRIENDS TO SHARE THE JOURNEY.
ARE YOU A FOODIE?
HPU WAS RANKED
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ROW FOR DINING
SQUARE FEET DEDICATED TO STUDENT SUCCESS
HIGH POINT GRADUATES MEAN BUSINESS
HPU ALUMNI NETWORK LINKEDIN CONNECTIONS
Charlie Apter, Class of 2013
Now working for Lenovo
HIGH POINT GRADS WORK AT
This is a small sample of employers
that hire HPU grads.