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Pfeiffer University is a private institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,018, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 370 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Pfeiffer University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 65. Its tuition and fees are $22,900 (2012-13).
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Our Vision: We will be recognized as the model church-related institution preparing servant leaders for lifelong learning.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Pfeiffer University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Pfeiffer University is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 59.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||59.3%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Pfeiffer University is 13:1, and the school has 75.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Pfeiffer University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Elementary Education and Teaching; Health/Health Care Administration/Management; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.0 percent.
Pfeiffer University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,018, with a gender distribution of 42.8 percent male students and 57.2 percent female students. At this school, 50.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50.0 percent of students live off campus. Pfeiffer University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Pfeiffer University offers a number of student services including women's center, health service, and health insurance. Pfeiffer University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Pfeiffer University, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Pfeiffer University.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Pfeiffer University, 71.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,594.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$22,900 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,310 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data