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Study at Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University was established in 1885. It is a private university and is located in Richfield, North Carolina. The institution was initially named as Ebenezer Mitchell Home and School, and changed to its present name in the year 1996. The university has a satellite campus in Charlotte, and its three other campuses are located in Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill. Students can choose from a large number of subjects such as international business, elementary education, language and literature, and health sciences. The university is organized into the following schools:

  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Fine Arts
  • School of Languages, Literature, and Communication
  • School of Natural and Health Sciences
  • School of Religion
  • School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • The Graduate School
Pfeiffer University competes in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II. Their sports teams are known as Falcons. They participate in sports including softball, baseball, and cycling

Profile of Pfeiffer University

The main campus of Pfeiffer University is in Misenheimer, NC (a rural area). The school is a United Methodist institution. Pfeiffer University is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Pfeiffer University offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to business and management and medical administration.

Pfeiffer University Selectivity

Pfeiffer University does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 440 to 540. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 460 or more.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Pfeiffer University had 2, 053 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life

Pfeiffer University is generally not a school for part-time students. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference for major sports. Pfeiffer University takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Pfeiffer University is a comprehensive United Methodist-related university, with multiple campuses and delivery systems, committed to educational excellence, service, and scholarship. Within nurturing communities of learners, we value diversity and promote the attainment of full academic and personal potential through accessible undergraduate and graduate programs. It is the vision of the university that our students embrace the Christian values of human dignity, integrity, and service and become servant leaders and lifelong learners. "

Pfeiffer University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management304business management, operations management, MIS, international business, accounting
Medical administration150health care administration
Education and Teaching59elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, music teaching, special ed, science teaching
Religion and Philosophy35religious education, youth ministry, religion, missionary studies, religious music
Liberal Arts30general studies, English, history, political science, sociology, American studies, interdisciplinary studies, economics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24sports and fitness management, exercise science
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety
Media14organizational communications, communication studies, public relations
Science11biology, chemistry
Therapy and Counselling10psychology
Family and Social Work6human services, social service professions
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Art Studies0arts management, art studies
Mathematics0mathematics and computer science, mathematics

Contact: Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University

48380 Hwy 52n

Misenheimer, NC 28109-0960

General Phone: (704) 463-1360


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