Pfeiffer University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Pfeiffer University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Pfeiffer University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #0 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,228 out of 1,860 applicants were admitted making Pfeiffer University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Pfeiffer University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Pfeiffer University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT41%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Pfeiffer University?
Pfeiffer University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1080 to 1170||Avg +||66%-77%|
|990 to 1080||Avg -||53%-66%|
|900 to 990||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 900||Low||<40%|
Pfeiffer University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT47%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pfeiffer University?
Admission data indicates that Pfeiffer University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pfeiffer University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>77%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||66%-77%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||53%-66%|
|13 to 16||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 13||Low||<40%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Pfeiffer University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pfeiffer University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Pfeiffer University accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
66% of Pfeiffer University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||11%|
|Top 25% of class||34%|
|Top 50% of class||66%|
|Bottom 50% of class||34%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||27%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Pfeiffer University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199306 IPEDS survey data for Pfeiffer University.