Laurel University

High Point, NC
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An accredited, private interdenominational college that delivers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs in on-campus, online, and blended environments, Laurel University is located in High Point, just 15 miles south of Greensboro, North Carolina in the central Piedmont Triad area. There, students enjoy a safe learning atmosphere based on traditional family values, Judeo-Christian ethics, and biblical morality. The school develops, trains, and equips students for leadership within the global body of Christ and the global community with their Schools of Education, Management and Ministry.

Some students live on campus; others commute. Some take classes online; others study in face-to-face classes; still others study in small groups (cohorts). Some students study locally in the Triad area of North Carolina; others study in the Dominican Republic or Haiti.

Laurel University enjoys North Carolina's first state-accredited online MBA program using avatar technology with a virtual business internship experiences for students.

Originally known as John Wesley College, the college changed its name to Laurel University in 2011.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $8,160.00 avg tuition

1215 Eastchester Drive
High Point, NC 27265-3115
(336) 887-3000

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
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Laurel University

Applied 195
Admitted 77 39%
Enrolled total 35
Full Time: 11
Part Time 24
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 0%
6-year graduation rate 38%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Laurel University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,160.00 $8,160.00 $8,160.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $730.00 $730.00 $730.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $340.00 $340.00 $340.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,875.00 $4,875.00 $4,875.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,600.00 $2,600.00 $2,600.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $325.00 $325.00 $325.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $5,544.00 $5,850.00 $3,840.00
Other Expenses $3,780.00 $3,840.00 $3,840.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $20.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 90%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,414.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 80%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,250.00

Laurel University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Counseling Psychology X
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Divinity/Ministry X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Theology/Theological Studies X
Youth Ministry X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
AOTF North Carolina Scholarship Varies October 26, 2017

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