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Accreditations

High Point University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of High Point University.


The School of Education at High Point University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), www.caepnet.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at High Point University located in High Point, North Carolina. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.


The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) to award bachelor’s degrees in athletic training.


High Point University’s interior design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and meets the education requirements for practicing designers applying to take the NCIDQ exam.


The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the High Point University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by High Point University.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.


High Point University is developing a School of Pharmacy to be housed on the High Point, NC campus. The University will seek accreditation for the proposed school from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) prior to accepting students into the professional program. For information about accreditation of pharmacy programs by ACPE, see https://www.acpe-accredit.org.


The University is a member of the following associations:

  • The University Senate of the United Methodist Church
  • The National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church
  • The Association of American Colleges
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • The North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division I
  • The Council of Graduate Schools
  • The Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • The North Carolina Conference of Graduate Schools
  • The United States Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Oversees Security Advisory Council

 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.

(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu