HPU Graduate School To Host Preview Event For Prospective Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2011 – High Point University will host its first Graduate School Preview Day, giving prospective students the opportunity to see the many advanced degree programs that are available on campus. The event will be held 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the Phillips School of Business Room 120.

The preview day will provide an overview of programs offered in the graduate school, as well as a synopsis of the admissions process, campus tours, a panel discussion with program directors, and a GRE/GMAT overview provided by Kaplan.

Faculty and staff will also be on-hand to answer questions and provide details about each program, including the benefits and rewards of earning a graduate degree through HPU.

“Our graduate school preview day is a way for interested graduate students to explore the graduate opportunities at High Point University,” says Tracy Collum, associate dean of the Norcross Graduate School. “We offer an array of graduate options, with several more in development. While talking with potential students, we have found they are deciding between multiple career opportunities and in essence, our multiple graduate programs. Preview day allows those individuals a way to receive information about several different graduate areas as well as personal conversations with the graduate program directors.”

For more information, go to www.highpoint.edu/graduate or www.facebook.com/hpugradschool.

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 over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. HPU was selected in the 2010-2011 list of “Colleges of Distinction,” as well as one of the top green schools in the country by the Sierra Club. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 43 undergraduate minors and 10 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 highpoint.edu.

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Pam Haynes

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