Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

High Point University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of High Point University.

CAATE

The Master of Science in Athletic Training degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Upon completion of the program students are eligible to sit for the national Board of Certification (BOC) examination to become a certified athletic trainer.

CIDA

High Point University’s Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and meets the education requirements for practicing designers applying to take the NCIDQ exam.

NASAD

High Point University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248; 703-437-0700; info@arts-accredit.org.

CAEP

The Stout School of Education at High Point University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), www.caepnet.org. This accreditation covers initial and advanced educator preparation programs at High Point University located in High Point, North Carolina.

ARC-PA

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the High Point University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by High Point University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently-accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards. Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be June, 2029. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

ACPE

High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60503, 312-644-3575; FAX 866-228-2631, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

CAPTE

Effective May 12, 2020, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at High Point University is accredited status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: (http://www.capteonline.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 336-841-4596 or email jtaylor@highpoint.edu.

The University is a member of the following associations:

  • The University Senate of the United Methodist Church
  • The National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church
  • The Association of American Colleges
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • The North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division I
  • The Council of Graduate Schools
  • The Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • The North Carolina Conference of Graduate Schools
  • The United States Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Oversees Security Advisory Council