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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), 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 High Point University Physician Assistant Studies Program has applied for provisional accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Pending provisional accreditation in September 2014, HPU anticipates commencing the PA program in June 2015. Provisional accreditation is an accreditation status for a new PA program that has not yet enrolled students, but at the time of its comprehensive accreditation review, has demonstrated its preparedness to initiate a program in accordance with the accreditation Standards.

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

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



The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

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

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(336) 841-9216
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