High Point University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at High Point University is 15:1, and the school has 57.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at High Point University include: Business/Commerce, General; Communication, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 16%
Communication, General 10%
Elementary Education and Teaching 7%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 5%
Psychology, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 25%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 50%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 50%
Learning communities 20%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 50%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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