HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2019 – High Point University’s campus and residence halls are among the most attractive yet affordable options available to college students, according to Affordable Schools.
Ranked at No. 1, HPU’s student housing is among the “30 Most Inviting Yet Affordable College Dorms in America.” The ranking describes HPU’s living options as “spacious and meticulously maintained” and highlights the variety of housing choices available to HPU students.
HPU is also ranked No. 22 among the “30 Most Attractive Yet Affordable College Campuses.” The university’s campus was recognized for features such as the Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and the purposeful way the natural surroundings also serve as educational spaces.
“Whether they are in class, a residence hall or one of the many outdoor learning spaces, HPU students are surrounded by an inspiring environment,” says Gail Tuttle, senior vice president for student life. “The entire campus is a holistic learning environment that complements students’ classroom experience. We take great pride in our campus and living spaces and have designed them to inspire students to their fullest potential. The experience of residential living is the start in the development of premier life skills and provides invaluable insight for a student’s development with regard to diplomacy, negotiation, inclusivity and communication.”
Affordable Schools’ methodology for the rankings includes recognitions by publications such as The Princeton Review, which named HPU to its 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges” in the nation, as well as Best-Run Colleges (No. 19), Best College Dorm Rooms (No. 5), Most Beautiful Campuses (No. 18), a Great School for Communication Majors and a Great School for Business/Finance Majors. It also considers amenities, facilities, aesthetic appeal and social aspects of the campuses included in the list.