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High Point University

High Point University

High Point University international student admissions & applications
High Point University
The mission of High Point University is to deliver educational experiences that enlighten, challenge, and prepare students to lead lives of significance in complex global communities.
Study at High Point University
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU is a private comprehensive institution, rooted in the liberal arts, with 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students from 48 states and 37 countries. High Point University currently offers 48 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 13 graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in educational leadership and pharmacy, and a physical therapy doctoral program proposed for 2017.

High Point University is committed to academic excellence. Students are mentored by caring faculty who are actively involved in teaching and scholarly research. HPU’s signature experiential learning program differentiates this collegiate experience from others, and reinforces what is taught in the classroom while providing students with resources for professional networking and deep, practical knowledge of their fields.

Founded in 1924, High Point University has a strong academic history and is committed to building character, modeling values, and ensuring that students graduate with not only hands-on experience in their discipline, but also with the life skills necessary to be successful.
Top reasons to choose High Point University
  • 100% of freshmen are immediately connected to the Career & Professional Development Office to map out their four-year career plan
  • Average class size of 17:1 providing personal attention
  • 50 of states & 37 countries represented, creating a global experience for all
  • #1 College in the Southern Region for six years in a row - U.S. News & World Report
  • 95% of students are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation - National Association of Colleges and Employers first destination report
  • TOP 12 college security program in the nation by Security Magazine
  • 100% of classes taught by faculty, making them accessible mentors for students
International students at High Point University
International Students
There are more than 200 international students at High Point University, a number that grows every year. They come to a campus where they see their country’s flag on the Kester International Promenade, and they feel embraced by a place that welcomes them.

They experience the friendliness, the food, the beauty and the campus-wide support. They feel safe, find friends and discover America. But moreover, they discover the true essence of the international student experience at HPU.

They find out who they are – and who they want to be – in a country they only knew from the movies.

The Office of International Student Affairs
The Office of International Student Affairs is here to serve the unique needs of our growing international student population.  We work with the Office of Admissions, Academic Services (including Academic Advising), Student Life, Counseling, and others across campus while providing services including supplemental academic advising; F-1 Visa, I-20, and OPT assistance; and cultural engagement opportunities.

HPU and the Office of International Student Affairs strive to provide international students with a “home away from home,” with personnel dedicated to the goal of making their academic experience extraordinary, all within the unique environment of HPU, where students live and learn in inspiring surroundings with caring professors and staff.
Student life at High Point University
Student Life
Get involved
High Point University has nearly 100 clubs and organizations providing students diverse opportunities to get involved on campus! From volunteering in the local community, gaining a leadership position in the Student Government Association, joining a Fraternity or Sorority or playing intramural or club sports, every student can find a way to make High Point University their home!

Recreational Services
The Slane Student Center is a state of the art fitness facility which offers High Point University Students a full line of fitness amenities and recreational services. All services provided by the recreation department are complimentary. The fitness center includes a wide range of industry leading strength and cardio equipment. Each cardio machine features a high definition touch screen display with HD television, web browser, and Apple/Android accessible media jacks.

The multi-functional recreation court has the capability to hold two full-court basketball or volleyball games simultaneously. Surrounding the court is the suspended cushioned running track. A fully operational group exercise room allows for both private and group exercise classes. Group Exercise Certified Instructors offer an array of classes ranging from the ever- popular Yoga, Spinning and Zumba to the latest, cutting edge fitness workouts and trends. Each Spring and Fall semester HPU REC offers a 5-week Boot Camp taught by a local fitness professional.

HPUREC has five outdoor heated pools each including a 16-person Jacuzzi which offers a relaxing break. There are nine fitness facilities located across campus to provide an opportunity for exercise wherever you live. Leisure activities include Bocce Ball, Corn Hole, Ladder Golf, Bicycles, Trikkes and a Tandem bike. There are three outdoor basketball courts and four beach volleyball courts available for your enjoyment.

Intramural Sports (IM) feature competitive and non-competitive programming for female, male, and co-ed teams. Each semester IM Sports provides students with both team and individual competition. Some of the sports offered include: flag football, soccer, softball, indoor and beach volleyball, tennis, basketball, ultimate frisbee, softball, dodgeball and racquetball. 
The campus at High Point University