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Welcome Prospective Freshmen
Each day, our Admissions team assists future HPU students and parents in their journey to find their perfect college. Our students come from 50 states and 53 countries, but they have at least one thing in common: the desire to be extraordinary! At HPU, our commitment to prepare students for a life of success and significance is rooted in a powerful combination of fast-paced innovation and strong values. We have a healthy obsession for connecting the foundation-building liberal arts education with career-focused outcomes.
Future HPU Students
Future HPU Students
International Students
Transfer Students
Admitted Students
Application Tips
Apply for:
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  1. Honesty and consistency are key
    Be honest on your application, and be consistent throughout with facts and details.
  2. It’s all in the details
    Our application is a tool for us to get to know you, which means that nothing is unimportant.
  3. THE ESSAY *dun dun duuuuun*
    Yes, we really read them!
  4. Get all of your ducks in a row
    There are a lot of moving parts to your application.
  5. Connect With Us
    Call your Admissions Counselor. Text us. Shoot us an email.
How to Apply

Complete and submit your application for admission and all required supporting application forms online using The Common App, Coalition/Scoir Application, or HPU Application.

Take time on your essay. This is your best way to communicate with the Admissions Committee who you are beyond the courses you’ve taken and the activities you’ve been a part of. This is the first thing your Admissions Counselor will review as they try to get to know you. Be sure to make the most of your introduction.

Ask your School or College Counselor to send your official high school transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or upload through your application or

Please provide one letter of recommendation from either your counselor or a teacher.

High Point University is test optional. If you feel that your test scores could have a positive impact on your application for admission, we are happy for you to include them.

Request that the official results of the SAT or ACT be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. High Point University’s SAT code is 5293; the ACT code is 3108.

At High Point University, we want to know more about you! As a part of your application we also welcome links to personal web pages or platforms such at ZeeMee, Cirkled In, and LifeStream. Please note that submitting a profile link is not a requirement and the evaluation of your admissions application will not be delayed as long as all required materials are received by the stated deadlines.

Tuition & Fees
At High Point University we believe that a quality education is one of the most important investments that you can make.
Recommended Preparation
  • English 4 units
  • Math 4 units (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • Science 3 units (At Least 1 Lab Sciences)
  • Social Studies 3 units (History & Social Sciences)
  • Foreign Language 3 units of the same language
Deadlines & Decision Dates

Degrees & Programs
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Not Sure?
Check out the 8 “Light Bulb” Moments of Project Discovery – your guide to uncovering your academic passion.
Not Sure?
Check out the 8 “Light Bulb” Moments of Project Discovery – your guide to uncovering your academic passion.
Fellowship Programs & Honors Scholars
Fellowship Programs & Honors Scholars
Are you ready for a more challenging and in-depth academic experience? High Point University offers the following innovative programs and fellowships to help you achieve those goals.
College Fairs
College Fairs
The Admissions Team will be traveling across the U.S. and internationally to meet our students! Here is a listing of events that students may be able to attend regardless of where they are enrolled in high school.
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Avoid large Walking tours and don't worry about the weather. Your personalized campus tour will include a covered golf cart for you and your family.
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#1 Campus dining. Lunch is included! Enjoy a complimentary meal at one of the nations best campus dining facilities.
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Personal connections! At the conclusion of your golf cart tour, you'll meet one-on-one with an Admissions team member to answer all of your questions.
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Don't leave empty handed. You'll receive a complimentary gift from High Point University!
You have completed your search and found your perfect match at High Point University. Let’s begin.
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