High Point University (HPU) is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina, U.S. The university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, and was assigned its college status in 1924. HPU offers 47 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 12 graduate-degree majors.
“When you join the HPU Family, you will find heroes, models, and mentors at every turn. From your freshman success coach, to faculty mentors, to your career advisor, we are your partner in success.” As it’s a liberal arts' university, High Point aims to offer students the chance to expand their movie repertoire with the Faculty Film Series, which features faculty-selected to be shown on campus in th
e Extraordinaire Cinema and Qubein Screening Room.
At High Point University, part of the inspiring environment takes place outside the classrooms. As a result, students tend to stay on campus over the weekends. Besides the Office of Student Activities which works to plan a calendar jam-packed with fun and exciting opportunities. Every week HPU offers various events from movies in the Extraordinaire Cinema, to the Night Live events such as coffee houses or karaoke, and venture trips off campus to different places in the surrounding community.
High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the state of North Carolina. Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring counties. The city's official slogan is "North Carolina's International City" due to the semi-annual High Point Furniture Market that attracts 100,000 exhibitors and buyers from around the world. It is home to three universities: High Point University, a private Methodist-affiliated institution founded in 1924; South Uni
versity; and John Wesley University, a private interdenominational Christian university. The city hosts interesting landmarks, including the world’s largest chest of drawers, a quirky 32-foot roadside attraction. High Point City Lake Park is another popular destination, offering a seasonal swimming pool and amusement.