At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.
Founded in 1924, HPU is a 97-year-old liberal arts institution located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.
“America’s Best Colleges” 2021 Edition, published in the U.S. News & World Report, ranks HPU No. 1 among all regional colleges in the South (the ninth consecutive year at No. 1). It also ranks HPU for the sixth consecutive year as the No. 1 Most Innovative Regional College in the South for innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities. In addition, HPU is ranked No. 1 for Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South. HPU was also recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Best First-Year Experiences and Best Value.
|Campus Size (acres)||91||500||449%|
|Square Footage||650,000||3.5 million||438%|
|Buildings on Campus (new and acquired)||28||122||336%|
|Economic Impact||$160.3 million||$765 million||377%|
|Operating and Capital Budget||$38 million||$300 million||689%|
|United Way Giving||$28,000||$260,000||829%|
|Study Abroad Programs||6||79||1,520%|
Mentorship matters at High Point University. Students are paired with success coaches, career advisors and faculty mentors to collaborate on impactful research. They also learn from top industry leaders in their classrooms, such as Joe Michaels, who directed the TODAY show for 22 years before joining HPU’s faculty.