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Pfeiffer University is a private institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 961, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 321 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Pfeiffer University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 73. Its tuition and fees are $24,150 (2013-14).
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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 less selective, with an acceptance rate of 96.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||96.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Pfeiffer University is 10:1, and the school has 72.4 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; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||27%|
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Pfeiffer University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 961, with a gender distribution of 38 percent male students and 62 percent female students. At this school, 48 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 52 percent of students live off campus. Pfeiffer University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|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|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$24,150 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,490 (2013-14)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data