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High Point University (HPU) is a private Liberal Arts university located in High Point, North Carolina (USA). Founded in 1924, HPU was originally a small Liberal Arts college of c.1400 students but has had a recent massive expansion programme so that HPU now hosts c.4500 students across c.50 different subject areas on an enlarged campus.

Ranked #1 among all Southern regional colleges and #1 for the most innovative regional colleges in the south in the 2018 (U.S News & World Report), HPU has a diverse students community with a higher proportion of out-of-state students than standard and an increasing number of international students. Class sizes are relatively small hence you can gain a more personal learning experience. There is also a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Located on a safe, fantastically resourced campus, HPU can offer a remarkable learning environment . A residential campus with 19 halls of residence, HPU is ranked #7 in the US for dorms by Princeton review (2017); there are 12+ places to eat on campus; HPU has a dynamic student life to match its amazing campus, offering a wide range of opportunities for students¬†– HPU sports competes at NCAA Division I (Panthers), there are c.100 clubs and societies, a cinema, the ‘Point Arcade’ and even their own ‘Rope course’ for the more adventurous.

HPU can offer you a traditional US campus experience with strong academics at an ambitious institution. Gain some Panther Pride – HPU is waiting for you! 

Further information
Who can participate? All Reading disciplines that allow study abroad that are taught at HPU.
Entry requirements: Minimum 55% average.
Semester dates: Semester 1: August- December
Semester 2: January – May
Cost of living:  HPU suggestion of c.$9180 per semester.
Additional costs: Visa is required to study in the US.
Will need to take out compulsory insurance.
NB – Eligible students might be able to recoup costs through Student Finance.
Further information: HPU Study Abroad website
HPU Campus tour (video)
Welcome to HPU (video)
HPU Fact Sheet
HPU subject areas
HPU Accommodation
Diversity & Inclusion @ HPU
Student activities
Disability Support
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