65%

Acceptance Rate

$22,828

Avg.Financial Aid

002955

FAFSA Code

About Pfeiffer University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,365

Website

www.pfeiffer.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Pfeiffer University is a private, United Methodist university located in Misenheimer, NC. The foundation of Pfeiffer University was laid down in the year 1885. Black and gold are the official colors of the Pfeiffer University. The total enrolment stands at 1,800 students at Pfeiffer University. Around 897 and 380 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 51 full-time who teach various courses to the students. At Pfeiffer University, around 89% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. Finally, at PU around 60% are white, 23% are Black or African American, and 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. The college has produced several achievers in its 135 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Antonio Harvey, Keith Crisco, Vinny Maddalone, and Susan Abulhawa. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. PU offers a total of 118 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).

Location & Contact

Address

48380 US Hwy 52N

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7044631360
Fax: 7044631363
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Pfeiffer University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

900 - 1130

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Pfeiffer University has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 915-1140, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Pfeiffer University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 16 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 48380 US Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960. To gather more information, they can call them at (704) 463-1360.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,554

Average Annual Cost

$29,200

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$1,034

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,226

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$44,960

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to PU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $46,218. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($31,060), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($11,658), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

64%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

52 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

29 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

25 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

23 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

22 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

16 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

9 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

7 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

900

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

0% Unknown

26% Black

9% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

17%

Out Of State

82%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,403 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,924/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,032/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,032/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Falcons

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

200

Total Female Athletes

130

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,658 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at PU costs around $5,032 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,625

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$256 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,828

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,820

Students Receiving State Aid

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,910

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,969

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$21,176

$30K - $48K

$18,973

$48K - $75K

$16,434

$75K - $110K

$15,965

> $110K

$15,959

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$301,277

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,794,368

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Pfeiffer University is around $16,349 and the federal grant is $5,192. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,344 as well as institutional aid worth $16,349. At PU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $301,277 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $1,794,368.

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