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Pfeiffer University Demographics & Diversity

Misenheimer, North Carolina

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pfeiffer University are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pfeiffer University students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 21%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 15%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 67% more female students than male students enrolled at Pfeiffer University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pfeiffer University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Pfeiffer University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Pfeiffer University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 512
Women 853

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Pfeiffer University serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 82 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pfeiffer University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 82%
Out of State 17%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,403 per year

53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,365
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.3%
Part time Undergrads 10.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199306 IPEDS survey data for Pfeiffer University.