Pfeiffer University

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General Information

Admission Office

Box 960

Misenheimer, NC 28109

(704) 463-1360

(800) 338-2060

Fax: (704) 463-1363

Contact: Steven Cumming

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Highway 52/PO Box 960

Misenheimer, NC 28109

(704) 463-1360

Total undergrads: 1,089

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 218

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,089

Graduate enrollment: 930


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Missionary Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Pfeiffer University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (704) 463-1360
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 48380 US Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, NC 28109-0960
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,277
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 782 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $31,060
Out-of-state Tuition: $31,060
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,412

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Pfeiffer University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pfeiffer University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 122
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 73
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 432
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 121
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 6349

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pfeiffer University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $31,060
Out-of-state $31,060
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,600
Out-of-state $12,600

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 305 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 305 99% $20,412
Student loan aid 231 75% $10,444

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 790 88% $22,621
Federal student loans 777 86% $9,584

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pfeiffer University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pfeiffer University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,297 809 1,488
Percent admitted 100% 61% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 13% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pfeiffer University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,277
Undergraduate enrollment 897
Graduate enrollment 380

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pfeiffer University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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