Application – Submit the application for undergraduate admissions: www.highpoint.edu/apply.
Transcripts – Submit your official transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at HPU. We require certified English translations and curriculum evaluations of each transcript.
We recommend using one of the following companies for translation and Course-by-Course Evaluation:
Test Scores – High Point University does not require these scores, but they could meet your English Proficiency requirements or help you qualify for academic scholarships. If you have completed the SAT or ACT, you are encouraged to submit the official scores with your application with the links below.
English Proficiency – Students of non English speaking countries are required to submit one of the following accepted English proficiency exams. Below are the accepted tests and the minimum test score requirements:
These are the minimum scores, but do not guarantee acceptance.
Students may be conditionally accepted based on their demonstrated English proficiency. If you are conditionally accepted for language proficiency, you will be required to complete the highest proficiency levels at INTERLINK.
Exceptions – Students of non English speaking countries who have completed school in the USA for 2 years or more do not have to submit an English language proficiency test.
All students are required to verify their English Language proficiency. There are some exceptions; if an international student lives in a country where the official first language of the country is English that student will not have to take an English language proficiency test. Non-native English speakers who have demonstrated the minimum English language proficiency required for admission if they have completed any one of the following:
These are the minimum scores acceptable and do not guarantee acceptance. If you do not meet our minimum acceptable scores, you may also demonstrate English language proficiency by completion of the highest proficiency levels at INTERLINK. Students should first apply to High Point University and if all other aspects of the application are acceptable will be granted Conditional Admission to INTERLINK.
Upon admission to High Point University, all non-native English speakers are required to take an ESL (English as a Second Language) placement exam. The results of this exam will determine whether the student will be required to take 0-16 hours of credit-bearing ESL classes during the first two semesters at High Point University. Any required ESL classes will fulfill the Foreign Language portion of the General Education (Core) Requirements.