The High Point, NC, area is home to a handful of postsecondary schools, including universities, community colleges and specialty schools. To help local students narrow their list of potential schools, we used data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to compare the traditional schools in the area in multiple areas, including net cost and school size.
Closest Schools to High Point, North Carolina
The schools closest to High Point include both 2-year and 4-year institutions. The include one private technical school, two universities and two community colleges.
- ITT Technical Institute - High Point (3 miles from downtown)
- Laurel University (3 miles from downtown)
- South University - High Point (3 miles from downtown)
- Guilford Technical Community College (4.5 miles from downtown)
- Davidson County Community College (7.6 miles from downtown)
Largest Schools Near High Point, North Carolina
The largest schools near High Point are primarily public institutions. Many of the larger 4-year schools offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro (19,393 students)
- Guilford Technical Community College (11,518 students)
- North Carolina A & T State University (10,852 students)
- Forsyth Technical Community College (8,396 students)
- Wake Forest University (7,837 students)
Lowest Net Price
The NCES calculates a school's net price by subtracting the average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded to full-time, in-state undergrad students from the total estimated cost of attendance. Per 2014-2015 NCES figures, the net price of traditional High Point-area schools ranges from about $3,700 to over $26,500. The schools with the lowest net price include:
- Forsyth Technical Community College ($3,686)
- Davidson County Community College ($6,829)
- Randolph Community College ($8,581)
- North Carolina A & T State University ($8,589)
- Winston-Salem State University ($8,746)
Highest Graduation Rate
Overall graduation rates, as determined by the NCES, represent the percentage of full-time, undergraduate students at a school who completed their programs within 150% of the expected time. In the High Point area, overall graduation rates among traditional schools ranged from 13% to 88% for 2015.
- Wake Forest University (88% graduation rate)
- Salem College (60% graduation rate)
- Guilford College (59% graduation rate)
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro (56% graduation rate)
- Winston-Salem State University (46% graduation rate)
With 22 private institutions and eight public schools in the High Point, NC, area to consider, students can narrow down their options by taking a look at the schools' locations, sizes, prices, and graduation rates.