Pfeiffer University International student Admissions  & Application
Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University

Pfeiffer University international student admissions & applications
Pfeiffer University
Established in 1885, Pfeiffer University is a globally engaged, regional university distinctive for its transformational undergraduate experiences and leadership in professional and graduate programs that fill demonstrated needs at three North Carolina campuses in Misenheimer, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and online.  
Vested in its history as a United Methodist-related university and propelled by an innovative faculty and staff, Pfeiffer prepares its students for a lifetime of achievement, scholarship, spirituality and service.
  • Students from 32 countries are enrolled in Pfeiffer programs.
  • With a 12-to-1 student-faculty ratio, you will be sure to get the attention you deserve.
  • The undergraduate campus is located in Misenheimer, a safe rural community with easy access to larger cities in Albemarle and Salisbury while Charlotte, a major metropolitan area, is just 45 minutes away.

The college enrolls 1,600 students in 19 undergraduate majors and 11 graduate programs. Academic programs are divided into four divisions: Business, Education, Arts & Sciences and Applied Health Sciences. 

Nestled in the Central Park area of North Carolina, Pfeiffer offers students a picturesque campus ideal for studying and numerous off-campus opportunities to explore both outdoor living and vibrant city life. In addition to 20 parks within 20 miles of campus, Charlotte offers world class museums, performance arts centers, professional sports and nightclubs.
Campus Life at Pfeiffer University
Located minutes from Mountain Morrow State Park and Uwharrie National Forest, Misenheimer is truly a college town. The 340-acre campus offers ample opportunities for students to discover who they are and what they want to do. Located in a U.S. historic district with a scenic lake and top-of-the-line academic and athletic facilities, Pfeiffer truly sits in a truly idyllic campus environment.  
Pfeiffer’s academic facilities, simultaneously current and charming, are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. It’s the best of both worlds: top notch facilities in a beautiful setting.
Student activities include student government, athletics and more than 100 organizations focusing on academics, publications, performance, cultural awareness and special interests. Leadership programs provide further opportunities for students to develop lifelong skills. The college's nationally recognized Francis Center for Servant Leadership coordinates service learning and volunteer opportunities.
Services for international students at Pfeiffer University
Support services such as tutoring and workshops on academic success are available through the International Center, located centrally in the student center.  
You won’t be just a number at Pfeiffer; here you get to know your professors and fellow students, gaining perspectives that deliver a true international experience. Stimulating and diverse, Pfeiffer has welcomed scholars from more than 100 countries, joining faculty and staff from all over the world.  
We understand studying in a second language can be difficult. We’ll help you assimilate to American culture, assisting you with everything from securing a social security number to helping find local amenities. Once settled, we help you build valuable relationships with instructors, other students and mentors, enhancing your understanding of the material.
Pfeiffer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees.
  • Pfeiffer is one of 16 institutions in the Carolinas to be named to the Colleges of Distinction list. It is recognized as “a best place to learn, grow and succeed.”
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Pfeiffer as a top regional (South) university as well as one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans.”
  • Pfeiffer is a Military Friendly school.
Applications and Costs
What you’ll need to apply
* All documents must be official
* Please submit certified translations for all foreign language documents 
  • Official  transcripts from schools you've attended (Evaluated from WES) 
  • Admissions test  scores – SAT or ACT 
  • TOEFEL score 
  • Financial needs documents 
  • Copy of passport
Rolling Admissions
Pfeiffer University uses a rolling admissions system but recommends that students submit their applications for admission by May 1 to ensure space availability. The deadline for applications to be reviewed for honors awards is Jan. 8.
2016-2017 Graduate
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Charges and Fees Per Semester Per Academic Year
Full Time Tuition (12-19 Semester Hours) $14,000 $28,000
Comprehensive Fee $497.50 $995
Room and Board $5,350 $10,700
Pfeiffer awards $10 million in institutional aid, encompassing both merit and need-based awards. Please visit our website for a listing of scholarship opportunities, both through Pfeiffer and other organizations.

Make an Enquiry
Join Pfeiffer today by completing the enquiry form on the right.
Pfeiffer University
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