HIGH POINT, North Carolina, July 6, 2021 – For the 11e consecutive year, High Point University has been named to Colleges of Distinction. It is a prestigious honor for colleges and universities across the country to highlight the best places of learning for students, parents and guidance counselors.
The 2021-2022 list of colleges of distinction focuses on four key accolades: engaged students, excellent teaching, vibrant communities, and positive outcomes. Everything High Point University is proud of. Provide students with an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.
“This honor shows how the staff and faculty at High Point University continue to prepare our students for the future,” said Dr Nido Qubein, President of the HPU. “The rankings are a testament to our commitment to HPU, but it’s the success of our graduates that is the gift. “
HPU has been recognized in many categories on the College’s List of Distinction. Including North Carolina Colleges, Education, Business, and Career Development Honors. These honors are awarded to the Stout School of Education and the Earl N. Phillips School of Business.
Recognition from the Career Development College of Distinction is based on three criteria: integrated career exploration and preparation; accessible programs and training; and career-oriented staff. HPU has won this distinction since its inception four years ago.
The recognition further instills HPU’s commitment to being a life skills-oriented university, preparing students to thrive in a competitive market. It also reflects data on the success of HPU graduates: 97% of graduates start their careers or continue their education within six months of graduation. This is the sixth year that HPU has also surpassed the national average result rate by 12%.