High Point University

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High Point University



Tuition

$18,130 / year

Room and Board

$7,590

Application deadline

August 15

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

Madison Park Library, Furniture Library Collection, Evans Early American Imprints, Rhonda Robbins High Point University Archive

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 169,039 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,761 current serial subscriptions.
  • 46,682 microforms.
  • 7,030 Audio/Visual items.
  • 45,144 e-books.

Museums & Art

Sechrest Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Hayworth Chapel, Radio Studio/Station, Millis Athletic/Convocation Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 325 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 80 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 15 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 300 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 73% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 25% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 13 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 31% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Orientation, Homecoming, Snow Ball Dance, Spring Fling, Greek Week, Campus Life Award Ceremony, Derby Day, Panther Palooza
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 96 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alphi Chi, Alpha Delta Omega, Alpha Phi Sigma, Aplha Psi, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, The Order of the Acorn, The Order of the Lighted Lamp, The Order of the Omega, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Delta Theta, Association of Jewish Students, Baptist Student Union, Board of Stewards, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Kappa Chi, Reflection Groups.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Epsilon, Kappa Alpha Psi, Black Cultural Awareness, International Club, Genesis, Multi-Cultural Programming Committee.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Government: Community Affairs Board; Judicial Board; Student Senate; Student Activities Board. Communications: Apogee (literary magazine); Campus Chronicle (newspaper); WHPU Radio; Zenith (yearbook). Cultural Activities: Art League; Cultural Enrichment Series; Chapel Choir; Cabaret; Spotlight Players; Wind Ensemble; Tower Players; University Singers. Professional Organizations: American Chemical Society; American Humanics, American Marketing Association; Biology Club; Craven Investment Club; Criminal Justice Club; Home Furnishings Club; HUUG; Interior Design Club; MISA; NC Association of Educators. Service Organizations: Alpha Phi Omega; Campus Civitan Club; Circle K; The Volunteer Center; Campus Coalition to Put a Face on AIDS in Africa; Habitat for Humanity. Political Groups: Center for the Study of the Presidency; College Democrats; College Republicans; Model United Nations; Society for Historical and Political Awareness. Special Interest Groups: Cheerleaders; Co-ed Intramurals; Commuting Student Organization; Dance Team; German Club; Gymnastics Club; Odyssey Club; Outdoor Activities Club; Panther Club; PE Club; Peer Educators; Pre-Law Club; Political Science Club; Sports Medicine Club; Student for Environmental Awareness; Toccatatones. Greek Social Societies: Delta Sigma Phi; Kappa Delta; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Mu; Pi Kappa Alpha; Theta Chi; Kappa Chi Omega; Zeta Tau Alpha. Panhellenic Council. Intrafraternity Council.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) School Paper (distributed monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Greensboro/High Point (15), Raleigh, NC (82)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): High Point, NC (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): High Point, NC (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 15% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 4 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 31% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (North Carolina A&T)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (North Carolina A&T)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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