Pfeiffer University recognized among the 25 Best Colleges in North Carolina

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Pfeiffer University ranks 7th among private institutions on College Choice’s new 25 Best Colleges in North Carolina list. In the overall list, compared with private and public colleges and universities statewide, Pfeiffer ranks 16th of 25.

To arrive at the list, College Choice’s methodology includes academic quality, student body diversity, return on investment, student-to-faculty ratio, opportunity for research, tuition rates and expected early career salary*. With regard specifically to Pfeiffer, College Choice cited U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 ranking of the institution among the best regional universities in the South.

“With the largest incoming undergraduate freshman class in nearly three decades arriving for fall 2017, Pfeiffer’s benefits are resonating with students from North Carolina as well as the region and across the country,” said Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, president.  “In a state where some of the world’s best higher education institutions reside, Pfeiffer University is clearly a top choice for students as they prepare for successful careers and lives.”

Pfeiffer University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Charlotte, Misenheimer and Raleigh-Durham as well as online. To learn more about College Choice and the 25 Best Colleges in North Carolina, visit

*All data came from the National Center for Education Statistics and its IPEDS database.