Why Pfeiffer?

Because Pfeiffer is authentic and engaging. Because Pfeiffer is student-centered. Because Pfeiffer is confident and bold in pursuit of its mission.

A private liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Pfeiffer’s mission is to prepare servant leaders for lifelong learning. Its regional network of campuses includes a traditional undergraduate campus in Misenheimer, North Carolina, approximately 40 miles northeast of Charlotte, a Charlotte campus and a Raleigh-Durham campus.

Pfeiffer’s Mission Statement

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 its campuses in Misenheimer, Charlotte and 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.


Pfeiffer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Pfeiffer University.

Campus Locations

Traditional Undergraduate
48380 U.S. Hwy 52N
Misenheimer, N.C.

(800) 338-2060

Graduate and Center for Professional Advancement
4701 Park Road
Charlotte, N.C.
(704) 945.7320

2880 Slater Road
Morrisville, N.C.  
(919) 941-2920


Pfeiffer, a Division II member of the NCAA and the Conference Carolinas, recently reassigned to Division III beginning 2017-2018 academic year, has 20 teams, including baseball, basketball*, cross country*, golf*, lacrosse*, soccer*, softball, tennis*, indoor and outdoor track* and volleyball* (*men's and women's teams). Our mascot is the Falcons.