HPU Continues To Remain Active During Summer Months, Hosts Many Visitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 6, 2010 ? While the majority of students are on summer vacation, High Point University has still been a center of activity ? boasting guests from many states across the nation.

In June alone, the campus hosted nearly 3,000 visitors, thanks to early registration, open house events, campus tours and Summer Experience move-in.

“On any given month, High Point University hosts a great deal of not only potential students, but family members and friends, as well as summer school students,” says Chris Dudley, vice president for administration. “This not only creates a lot of activity on campus, but in the High Point community as well, with visitors taking advantage of the many amenities that our city has to offer.”

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/ or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/highpointu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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