B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    D+
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Pfeiffer University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Conference Carolinas
Address
48380 US Hwy 52N
Misenheimer, NC 28109

Pfeiffer University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
805-1060
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Pfeiffer University

Cost

Net Price
$18,316/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,771/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,124/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,651/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,751/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,447/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.5 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.8 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.8 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
817Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Athelete
    63%
  • Determined
    25%
  • Different
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
69%
of students say they don't have Greek life.13 responses
Poll
44%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.18 responses
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
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Pfeiffer University Reviews

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What I love most about Pfeiffer is the close knit community, everyone there is like family. I love the student teacher ratio, if i need any type of help I know my professor will provide as much help as they are able. The diversity is amazing, being friends with people from all over the world is amazing, what better way to get cultured than by your peers. One thing I think I would change is our culture credit system, I understand the University's perspective of them but sixty credits is a lot. You have to factor each individual student and what they do in their personal life that sometimes creates scheduling conflict for students to attend the culture credit opportunities. My overall opinion on Pfeiffer is I love it. I honestly could not see my self anywhere else and I knew this from when I toured Pfeiffer because I looked at my mom and said, I feel like I belong here. Now two years later I am a sophomore and willfully continuing my journey through Pfeiffer.
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Pfeiffer University is a student first school, you might think this is an advertisement or reading off a brochure but I can claim I have felt welcome as an out of state resident. As a small campus you can get to class in 5 minutes tops. As an accountant major, I feel confident in all my classes, where the professors really attempt to make a relationship with you so that you can have connections after you graduate try to reach for jobs. I will say that great dorms is something to wish for here, as they seem like they have not had maintenance since the 90's and the food gets plain 2 weeks into the year. Pfeiffer is located in the middle of the woods and in the rural areas of North Carolina, but Charlotte is located about 45 minutes away if you want leisure time. The cops in the Misenheimer area are without a doubt the best as they go the distance to makes sure the students are safe first before taking disciplinary action.
I loved my time at Pfeiffer. Had the opportunity to earn my BS and MBA in a five year program while being very active in the campus community. While there isn't much in the immediate area Charlotte isn't very far, and as a cross country runner I enjoyed how light traffic was in the area.