Apply for Freshman Admission
Apply for Freshman Admission
You have completed your search and found your perfect match at High Point University. Let’s begin.
You Were Meant to be Extraordinary
Students embark on a one-of-a-kind journey when they enroll at HPU. Through experiential learning, students begin to develop their portfolios and relationships with professors who embody a growth mindset.  At HPU, you can expect to develop life skills, foster your values, build character, gain practical experience and expand your knowledge through academic excellence.
Contact the Office of Admissions
One University Parkway High Point, NC 27268
Daily from 8:30am — 5:00pm.

Recommended Preparation

English4 units
Math4 units (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
Science3 units (At Least 1 Lab Sciences)
Social Studies3 units (History & Social Sciences)
Foreign Language3 units of the same spoken language
Applicants are encouraged to pursue a college preparatory curriculum.

Freshman Application for Admissions

High Point University is an exclusive member of the Common Application. We are confident in the Common App and believe that our membership will help facilitate the application process for you. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is here to help you throughout the entire application and decision process. If you have any questions about our university or application, we encourage you to reach out to us.

Please note that The Common Application is an online-only application and is not available in paper form. After the application is submitted electronically, portions of the application like letters of recommendation and transcripts can still be mailed to complete your application.

High Point University does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, or physical condition in the administration of policies and programs involving admissions, educational services, financial aid, or other activities generally provided to undergraduate or graduate students at High Point University.

Transfer Students

Students looking to transfer to High Point University can find more information about the admissions process by visiting the link below:

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Graduate Students

Information about our graduate programs, the admission process and links to applications can be found by visiting the link below:

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Deadlines & Decision Dates
Why Choose Early Decision? Namely, to have first-choice in everything at High Point University–dorm selection, fall class schedule, and more!
Regular Decision allows applicants who did not apply Early Decision or Early Action to submit their application by March 1, 2022.

How to Apply

  1. Complete and submit your application for admission and all required supporting application forms online at
  2. Include one of the seven Common App essay options as a part of your application. This is one of the best ways that the Admissions Committee can get to know you.
  3. Ask your guidance or college counselor to send your official high school transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or upload to the Common App.
  4. Ask your guidance or college counselor to complete and submit the Common App’s Counselor Report form.
  5. Please provide one letter of recommendation from either your counselor or a teacher.
  6. High Point University is test optional. 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.
    If you would like to be considered for our Presidential Scholarship Program or Honors Scholar Program, an SAT or ACT score is required.
  7. At High Point University, we want to know more about you! As a result, we have partnered with ZeeMee. It is a free app that allows you to upload photos and videos to share more of your story with us. Simply go to to get the app on iOS or Android. Once you have added photos and videos that share about your interests and passions with us, copy and paste your ZeeMee link into your High Point University application. We also welcome links to personal web pages or other platforms such at 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 materials are received by the stated deadlines.

Please note that all deadlines for applications and supporting documents are postmark or electronic submission deadlines.

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