Pfeiffer University

Men's D3 Coach: Scott Nelson
Profile
Size
1 / 10
813 Undergrads / 1,306 Students
Cost
6 / 10
$20,799 Net Price
Selectivity
4 / 10
66% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    USA South Ath. Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
61%
Overall Graduation Rate
42%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 42%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Falcons schedule away games primarily throughout North and South Carolina. They frequently travel to Hickory, Mount Olive and Belmont, North Carolina, along with Florence and Gaffney, South Carolina. They also play in Florida and occasionally travel north to Pennsylvania.

Recruit Commits
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Tyson Wolter Orange Hillsborough, NC Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Josh Reffey Carolina Forest Myrtle Beach, SC Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jared Nelson Vestal Vestal, NY Att
Jake Hogan Seneca Shamong, NJ Mid
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Gabe Lynch Salem Salem, VA Mid, Att
Christian Hall Eastern Tech Darlington, MD Mid, Faceoff
Michael Turner Atholton Columbia, MD Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
48380 US Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, NC, 28109, Misenheimer, NC, 28109 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Germany
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Hickory/Lenoir North Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Asheville North Carolina Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Bank of America
  • BCBSNC
  • Novant Health
  • Wells Fargo
  • Pfeiffer University
  • Cone Health
  • Mecklenburg County
  • WakeMed
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Duke University Health System
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Rex Healthcare
  • TIAA-CREF
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
400 - 500
Math
450 - 540
Total
930 - 1110
ACT
English
14 - 21
Math
16 - 22
Composite
16 - 22

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 500 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,860 878 982
% Admitted 66% 63% 68%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 27% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.2
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (24%)
    Health Professions (20%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (12%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (9%)
    Education (8%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Legal Professions
    History
    Social Sciences
    Theology
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $20,799

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$29,574
    Books & Supplies$1,500
    Cost of Living$10,958
    Personal Expenses$2,000
     
    Sticker Price$44,032

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship89%$20,781
    Federal Grants69%$3,643
    Pell Grants53%$4,481
    Other Federal16%$898
    State & Local Grants51%$4,482
    Institutional Grants89%$15,346
     
    Student Loans89%$10,687
    Federal Loans83%$10,194
    Other Loans6%$18,047

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $15.8 Million $12,097

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,481.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,169 $250

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 744 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.5 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 7 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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