HPU Student Life

High Point University focuses largely on providing a complete and well-rounded student experience. Gail C. Tuttle, Vice President for Student Life, states, “High Point University is committed to creating a nurturing relationship with all residents. The Office of Student Life strives to enhance both academic achievements as well as the personal growth and development of all university students.We facilitate the acquisition and development of life skills as well as servant leadership. Our responsibility is to help prepare students with not only the knowledge and expertise in the majors but also with the life skills to be successful in life. As a member of our university community, we want you to know that we are committed to making your residential experience the best it can be. Please know that we take pride in your surroundings as well as your satisfaction and comfort. When you are in need of assistance, our office is here to help you immediately.”

Student Body

High Point has an undergraduate enrollment of 4000. 42% of students are male and 58%  of students are female. 

Housing

93% of students live on campus all four years in beautiful university-owned housing.  

Sports

High Point University participates in NCAA Division I men’s and women’s athletics including:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Track and field (indoor and outdoor)
  • Volleyball

In addition, High Point University offers twenty-four club sports to students who still wish to compete at a college level. These teams also compete with other colleges, have adult coaches and are run by HPU Athletic Department. Fees for these club athletics are paid by the student-athletes. High Point University club sports include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Equestrian (IHSA)
  • Field hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming 
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Intramural sports are also available at High Point University. Intramural sports are non-cut sports (everyone can participate) in which students compete with other students or teams at High Point University. Intramural sports at High Point include:

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Field hockey
  • Flag football
  • Racquetball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming 
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Clubs and Organizations

There are also a wide variety student clubs and organizations including:

  • Student Government Association
  • Student media outlets
  • Fraternities and sororities
  • Hillel Jewish Student Organization
  • Volunteer organizations
  • And more