High Point University

High Point, NC, United States

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High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina, U.S., affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded as High Point College in 1924, it became High Point University in October 1991. HPU offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors. High Point University was ranked No. 1 among all regional colleges in the south and No. 1 for the most innovative regional colleges in the south in the "America's Best Colleges" 2016 Edition, published by U.S News & World Report. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported that 95% of the 2015 High Point University graduates were employed full-time or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Motto: Nothing Without Divine Guidance

Endowment: $42 million

Administrative staff: 879

Students: 4,500

Undergraduates: 4,200

Postgraduates: 319

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