Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,500 students
Diversity: Students come from more than 50 states and more than 37 countries. Eighty percent of students are from out of state.
Typical class size: 18 students per class. Student-to-faculty ratio (traditional undergraduate): 15-to-1.
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 430 — 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.
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 20 club sports and dozens of 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 100 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 has 67 short term and full semester study abroad opportunities in nearly 30 countries and two dozen institutions around the world including: Oxford Brookes University in England; the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland; Bond University in Australia; The Sorbonne in Paris, France; and The Art Institute of Italy in Florence. Opportunities for study abroad in Canada, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, Wales and many more destinations are being added each year!
Together, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem form the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina’s largest metropolitan area with more than 1.9 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.