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High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2010 the city had a total population of 104,371, according to the US Census Bureau. High Point is currently the eighth-largest municipality in North Carolina.

High Point is known for its furniture, textiles, and bus manufacturing. The city is sometimes referred to as the "Furniture Capital of the World" although its official slogan is "North Carolina's International City" due to the semi-annual High Point Market that attracts 100,000 exhibitors and buyers from around the world. The area code is 336.

It is home to two universities: High Point University, a private Methodist-affiliated institution founded in 1924, as well as Laurel University, a private interdenominational Christian university.

Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina's only city that extends into four counties.

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Schools in and around High Point, NC

Name
Regina's College of Beauty-High Point
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
High Point University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
The Fila Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Laurel University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $8,160 average out-state tuition; $8,160 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute–High Point
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Brookstone College-Greensboro
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Guilford College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $30,100 average out-state tuition; $30,100 average in-state tuition

High Point, NC Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
NEWH North Carolina Region Scholarship $2,500 September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016