Beyond Boundaries


Located in historic Misenheimer, North Carolina, Pfeiffer University enjoys all four seasons of the year. Nestled in a rural community, students are able to explore and enjoy numerous nature trails, parks, lakes, rivers, and mountains. Students are also a short drive from Charlotte, the second-largest city in the southeastern US, with a vast selection of entertainment, restaurant, nightlife, and professional sports

Nearby Cities
• Albemarle: 15 minutes
• Charlotte: 45 minutes
• Greensboro: 1 hour
• Raleigh: 2 hours

• 12:1 student-faculty ratio
• 35+ majors and minors
• Average class size: 14

Student Life
• 22 men’s and women’s NCAA Division III teams
• 40+ student clubs and organizations
• 38,000 service hours completed by students last year

Financial Aid
• More than 95% of students receiving
financial assistance
• Over $28 million in financial aid awarded annually

Programs of Study

Division of Applied Health Sciences
• Health and Exercise Science
• Nursing

Division of Arts & Sciences
• Chemistry
• Communication
• Criminal Justice
• English
Environmental Science
• Environmental Studies
• History
• Human Services
• Mathematical Sciences
• Music
• Music and Worship
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Religion and Practical Theology
• Studio Art
• Visual Communication

Division of Business
• Accounting
• Business Management and Leadership
• Computer Information Systems
• Sport Management

Division of Education
Comprehensive Science Education
• Elementary Education
• Health and Physical Education
• Special Education

Athletic Coaching
• Creative Writing
• Economics
• Ethics
• Physics: Engineering Studies
• Secondary Education Teaching Certification (Grades 9-12)
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Sports Ministry

Are you ready for a collegeexperience that takes you Beyond Boundaries? One that is rooted in a community where innovation and tradition coexist—and focuses on individual and high-quality learning? A private education that is attainable and affordable? If this is what you’re looking for, welcome to Pfeiffer University.

Pfeiffer is home
Established in 1885, Pfeiffer University is a globally engaged regional university distinctive for its transformational undergraduate experiences. Located in historic Misenheimer, North Carolina, Pfeiffer offers a peaceful rural setting in close proximity to the opportunities and entertainment of the Charlotte metropolitan area. With abundant opportunities for individual academic support, internships, intramurals, and extracurricular activities, you will quickly become part of the Pfeiffer family as the campus becomes your second home.

Pfeiffer is engaging
Pfeiffer boasts a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, which translates to individual academic attention and personal growth by engaging with faculty and staff in and out of the classroom. With a choice of over 35 majors and minors, identifying a field of study that matches your career and life goals is certain—particularly with the guidance provided by Pfeiffer Journey, a one-on-one mentoring program that assists you with adjusting to college life, connecting to course work, landing an internship in your field, and preparing you for the world of work.

Pfeiffer is results
For over 130 years, Pfeiffer has prepared students for a lifetime of achievement, scholarship, spirituality, and service. Our alumni are leading in fields such as research, health care, business, education, communications, athletics, and ministry. Recent graduates are also finding workplace success, with 100% of Nursing and Education majors from the recent year securing employment before or immediately after graduating. Pfeiffer has also been named one of the Best Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report for eight consecutive years and has received recognition as a College of Distinction.

Pfeiffer is affordable
Committed to making a private nonprofit education affordable, Pfeiffer currently awards $28 million in financial aid annually, including $10 million in institutional aid—with an additional $3.5 million in institutional aid committed to be invested over the next three years. Ninety-five percent of Pfeiffer students receive some form of financial assistance, with many eligible for work-study opportunities on campus. Merit-based scholarships range from $10,000–$20,000 annually, and need-based scholarships are also available.

Pfeiffer is competitive
Pfeiffer is a proud member of the NCAA Division III USA South Conference. The Falcons compete in 19 men’s and women’s sports and hold numerous conference titles, NCAA tournament appearances, and a NCAA national championship. With our coaches and facilities among the finest in the region, the Falcons consistently achieve excellence on and off the field.

Pfeiffer is now
The best way to experience Pfeiffer is by visiting campus or through a virtual website experience.

Submit a free application for admission online. Experience the difference of a Pfeiffer education and become a member of the Pfeiffer family.