Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$31,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
44%
12-17
35%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

899

undergraduate students

378

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,277
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

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.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Religious Life Council
  • Commuter Student Association
  • Programming Activities Council
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Winterfest
  • Aprilfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
48%
400-499
25%
300-399
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
44%
12-17
35%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Considered

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,192

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,500
Room & board $11,950
Additional fees $1,290
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $2,000
Total $47,240
Average Financial Aid - $5,192
Total with Avg. Aid $42,048

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Fine and Studio Arts Management
History, General
Human Services, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,277

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

899
students

Female
59%
533

Male
41%
366

30%

378
students

Female
70%
263

Male
30%
115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

838
students

Female
58%
486

Male
42%
352

7%

61
students

Female
78%
47

Male
22%
14

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 38%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

53

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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