|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||568 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Pfeiffer University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,109 applications and only 931 students were granted admission. Pfeiffer University is at the #42 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||810 to 1020|
|ACT||17 to 22|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Pfeiffer University's tuition was $28,000 for all students regardless of residency (4.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Pfeiffer University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,323 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pfeiffer University in 2016-2017, was 136, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,590 (which is 62.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Pfeiffer University has enrolled a total of 1,414 students (863 students full-time and 551 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,414 students, 89 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 848 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 566 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 439 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 28%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pfeiffer University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||51%||170||154|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||31%||105||101|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||18||17|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||6|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||6|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||1%||4|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||2|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pfeiffer University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Pfeiffer University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,100. Last year, out of the total 474 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 422 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 537 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 467 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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