Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the University of Health and Performance located?

UHP is located on a multi-site spread in Northwest Arkansas to include a 500-acre campus in the city of Gentry. The overnight and training campus address is 25200 Ranch Road, Gentry, AR 72734. Students choosing to use airline travel use the nearby airport, Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA).

Who is eligible to apply to UHP?

Student of the University of Health & Performance must:
     -Be at least 18 year of age at the start of the term selected
     -Have a high school diploma or GED
    -Possess a valid driver's license, government-issued ID card, or U.S. passport (for travel purposes)
     -Be physically and mentally fit to participate
     -No felony convictions on record

Who is the ideal student?

Cornerstone Course: An individual who wants to become a coach in the health and fitness space. Human

Performance Coach Course: An individual who is interested in health and fitness and wants to optimize their well-being.  

How long will the Cornerstone Course take to complete?

The Cornerstone Course takes 3 weeks to complete.  This time will be spent in-person and on-site, diving into the practical application of the curriculum. Prior to graduation and departure from the course, each student will sit for their standardized personal training exam and receive a diploma for the course.

What certifications will I receive after completing the Cornerstone Course?

Upon completion of the Cornerstone Course, each student will receive a certificate of completion for the course, a CPR/AED certification, and a personal training certification upon successful completion of the final exam.

Are there scholarship opportunities?

Yes, UHP is supported strongly with partnered organizations that offer scholarship opportunities for incoming students to cover the costs of the tuition and fees associated with the program. Please let the admissions team know if you are interested in finding out more.

What should I pack?

You will receive a packing list after you are accepted. In general, we recommend packing light - mainly workout clothes, hygiene items.

Are service dogs permitted?

Yes, but they must be well-trained and comfortable around large groups and loud noises.

How does travel work?

Students are responsible for their own transportation. UHP will provide shuttle service from XNA (Northwest Arkansas Airport) for air travelers.

Can I drive to UHP?

Yes, there is a location where you can park your car for the duration of the experience. Students are expected to remain on campus 100% of the time.