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 the Center for Health Sciences in Albemarle, North Carolina.

Pfeiffer’s Mission Statement

Pfeiffer is a globally engaged, regional university distinctive for its transformational undergraduate experiences and its leadership in professional and graduate programs that fill demonstrated needs. Vested in its history as a United Methodist-related university, and propelled forward by an innovative faculty, 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 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools 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, NC 

Pfeiffer University - Center for Health Sciences
245 E Main St.
Albemarle, NC 28001

Graduate and Center for Professional Advancement
1515 Mockingbird Lane
Charlotte, NC 28209

Marriage and Family Therapy
600 Airport Boulevard
Morrisville, NC 27560


Pfeiffer, a Division III member of the NCAA and the USA South Athletic Conference has 19 teams, including baseball, basketball*, cross country*, golf*, lacrosse*, soccer*, softball, women's swimming, tennis*, indoor and outdoor track* and women's volleyball (*men's and women's teams). Our mascot is the Falcon.