Tuition & Fees

$31,050

$31,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
43%
6-11
6%
24-29
17%
18-23
43%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
38%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,743
Declined + 958
Total Received 2,701
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Private (nonprofit)

900

undergraduate students

465

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 5536
ACT 3140

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Location

School Facts

Pfeiffer University, founded in 1885, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 330-acre main, undergraduate campus is located in Misenheimer, 35 miles north of Charlotte. Pfeiffer also has a School of Adult Studies and a Graduate School in Charlotte and an additional location for graduate level programs in the Research Triangle Park area.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,365
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Misenheimer, NC

321-acre campus in Misenheimer (population: 676), 16 miles from Salisbury and 35 miles from Charlotte; branch campus in Charlotte. Major airport serves Charlotte; bus and train serve Salisbury. School operates transportation to Charlotte and Salisbury at beginning and end of semesters and at semester breaks.

Pfeiffer University
48380 U.S. Highway 52 North
Misenheimer, NC 28109

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 8% of male students
 
1 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
44%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
43%
6-11
6%
24-29
17%
18-23
43%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
38%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,743
Declined + 958
Total Received 2,701

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Emily Carella
Director of Admissions
P: 800 338-2060
F: 704 463-1363
admissions@pfeiffer.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,502

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,800
Room $6,020
Board $5,638
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $44,208
Average Financial Aid - $24,502
Total with Avg. Aid $19,706

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,689,536
State $1,930,628
Institutional $8,182,280
Other external $611,395
Total $12,413,839

Non-need-based

Federal
State $28,945
Institutional $1,562,811
Other external $202,612
Total $1,794,368
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
July 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 338 2060
F: 704 463-1363
financialaid@pfeiffer.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jill Powell
Director of Financial Aid
frances.king@pfeiffer.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, Frisbee golf, sand volleyball, softball, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Danielle Lafferty (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, USA South Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Falcons
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Business Administration
Business Management/Leadership
Chemistry
Communication
Comprehensive Science Education
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Financial Fraud Investigations
Health Administration
Health/Exercise Science
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Services
Leadership
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematical Sciences
Music
Music/Worship
Nursing
Physician Assistant
Practical Theology
Psychology
Religion/Practical Theology
Special Education
Sports Management
Studio Art
Teaching
Visual Communication
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-theology

1,365

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

900
students

Female
58%
519

Male
42%
381

34%

465
students

Female
72%
334

Male
28%
131

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

845
students

Female
58%
484

Male
42%
361

7%

55
students

Female
64%
35

Male
36%
20

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Germany
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rebecca Hraczo
International Student Coordinator
704 463-3368
rebecca.hraczo@pfeiffer.edu

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