Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$31,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
480
75th
550
25th
460
75th
17
25th
12
75th
20
25th
15
75th
20
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,362
Declined 434
Total Received 1,796
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Private

937

undergraduate students

470

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 1,407
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
480
75th
550
25th
460
75th
17
25th
12
75th
20
25th
15
75th
20
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,362
Declined 434
Total Received 1,796

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,617

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,550
Room $6,110
Board $5,840
Additional fees $1,290
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $45,290
Average Financial Aid - $24,617
Total with Avg. Aid $20,673

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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, USA South Atlantic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Leadership.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.

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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

1,407

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

937
students

Female
60%
559

Male
40%
378

33%

470
students

Female
70%
328

Male
30%
142

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

865
students

Female
58%
503

Male
42%
362

8%

72
students

Female
78%
56

Male
22%
16

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

18%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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

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