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Typical class size: 25 students per class. Student-to-faculty ratio (traditional undergraduate): 17-to-1.
Since 2005, HPU’s traditional undergraduate and graduate enrollment has increased by a phenomenal 250%.
Since 2005, HPU has invested more than $2 billion in academics, facilities, student life, technology and scholarships.
The original 92-acre campus has grown to 520 — with 90 new or recently renovated academic, residential and student-life buildings, two new athletic stadiums and a field house. The result is an engaging environment that encourages students to excel. View Transformation
HPU Panthers compete in NCAA Division I athletics in the Big South Conference in 16 varsity sports – eight men’s and eight women’s. Men’s sports: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer and track (indoor & outdoor), lacrosse. Women’s sports: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, golf, soccer, track (indoor & outdoor) and volleyball.
There are also 50+ club sports and intramural opportunities to compete. Club-level sports include: men’s and women’s Brazilian Jiujitsu, men’s Ice Hockey, men’s and women’s Golf, Equestrian, and men’s & women’s Rowing.
Beginning with Freshman Move-In and continuing through Panther Palooza (last day of classes), students have an easy time getting involved and staying engaged. There are over 200+ student clubs and organizations ranging from acapella groups to the paintball club. Student Government is active in offering a forum for leadership and civic development. From concerts to film series, to karaoke nights and more, every day at HPU is a special one! Daily announcements about upcoming events are broadcast via the Campus Concierge e-mail and computer kiosks located in the Slane Center and R.G. Wanek Center.
High Point University offers over 60 study abroad opportunities for students in a range of academic disciplines through faculty-led group travel and independent semester study abroad. These educational opportunities span over two dozen countries and partnerships exist with over 40 universities and institutions world-wide, including the University of Reading, the University of Warwick, and Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom; Università Carlo Cattaneo and Instituto Lorenzo de’ Medici in Italy; University of Graz in Austria; and Korea University in South Korea. New academic programs are being added each year in destinations like Australia, China, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, and more!
Together, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem form the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina’s largest metropolitan area with more than 1.7 million people. The city of High Point alone has more than 100,000 people. Both Greensboro and Winston-Salem are 20 minutes from campus. East of campus are Raleigh (one and a half hours away) and the Atlantic Ocean (four hours away); south of campus are Charlotte (one and a half hours away) and Atlanta, GA (five hours away); and west of campus are the Appalachian Mountains (two hours away).
High Point is easily accessible from Interstate 40 or Interstate 85. The Piedmont Triad (Greensboro-High Point) International Airport, which provides direct flights to major U.S. cities each day, is 20 minutes away; the Amtrak train and Greyhound bus stations are both five minutes from campus.