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Tuition & Fees

$29,574

$29,574

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
11%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
51%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined + 632
Total Received 1,860
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Private (nonprofit)

813

undergraduate students

493

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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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 1,306
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Misenheimer, NC

321-acre campus in Misenheimer (population: 674), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
43%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
6-11
11%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
51%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%

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

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined + 632
Total Received 1,860

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

Terry Parker-Jeffries
Director of Admissions
P: 800 338-2060
F: 704 463-1363
admissions@pfeiffer.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,560
Room $5,836
Board $5,122
Additional fees $1,014
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $42,032
Average Financial Aid - $23,786
Total with Avg. Aid $18,246

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,786

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,452,812
State $1,547,105
Institutional $6,139,265
Other external $846,898
Total $9,986,080

Non-need-based

Federal
State $11,395
Institutional $1,575,621
Other external $140,502
Total $1,727,518

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Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference, Deep South Lacrosse Conference
Mascot
Falcons
School colors
black and gold
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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
Political Science
Practical Theology
Psychology
Religion/Practical Theology
Special Education
Sports Management
Studio Art
Teaching
Visual Communication
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Undergraduate

62%

813
students

Female
52%
422

Male
48%
391

Graduate

38%

493
students

Female
72%
355

Male
28%
138

undergraduateFull-time

90%

732
students

Female
51%
373

Male
49%
359

undergraduatePart-time

10%

81
students

Female
61%
49

Male
39%
32

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

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 Not Required/Recommended
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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
China
Jamaica
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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