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Pfeiffer University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Misenheimer, NC, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Pfeiffer University has an annual student enrollment of about two thousand.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Pfeiffer University offers:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Interdisciplinary Studies
The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to this school achieve an SAT score between 850 - 970, or an ACT score in a range of 19 - 23. Roughly 60 percent of all students that applied were admitted at Pfeiffer University, with 23 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found at misenheimer.pfeiffer.edu.
Tuition is approximately $24,000 per year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's tuition calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs about $5,700 annually. Some students at Pfeiffer University may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Pfeiffer University Falcons participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
- Soccer (NCAA Division II)
Students who would like to learn more about this school can take a look at their website at http://www.pfeiffer.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Pfeiffer University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting into Pfeiffer University.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|SAT ® Critical Reading||410 - 520|
|SAT ® Math||440 - 540|
|SAT ® Writing||400 - 500|
|SAT ® Total Score||1250 - 1560|
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||16 - 22|
|ACT ® Math||17 - 24|
|ACT ® Composite Score||18 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table
We have provided a table below which represents your chance for admission at Pfeiffer University.
|Granted Admissions||1,597 (96%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||218 (14%)|
Pfeiffer University has a total student population of about 2,100. The student body is made up of 49% undergraduate students and 51% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $25,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $520-$620 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$13,793|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$5,798|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 11%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Pfeiffer University may offer services to students like:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Pfeiffer University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 45%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||37%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Pfeiffer University - Charlotte Campus
- Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program
- * Accredited by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (since 2009)
Campus: Pfeiffer University
- Music Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation (since 1969)
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1994)
Pfeiffer University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Conference Carolinas)
- Basketball (Conference Carolinas)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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