William Peace University

Happening at Peace

Dr. Brian C. Ralph welcomes you to William Peace University

Event
Run with the Pacers July 31 - August 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Boys and girls, ages 6-15 are invited.
Event
Mark your calendars for the next step! All on-campus students move into their dorms, August 18, 2017.

WPU At-a-Glance

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  • Success After Peace

    The numbers don't lie. WPU offers one of the most unique learning opportunities in the country, combining academics with career experiences

    WPU students are prepared to take on the world
    96+%
    of grads employed or in graduate school within a year of graduation
    #1
    in rate of internships nationwide
    67%
    of students land jobs directly through internships
  • Hands-On Academics

    Hands-on faculty who teach a liberal arts core curriculum with modern, career-driven focused results gives you an academic experience second to none

    Our experienced faculty are hands-on
    73%
    of full-time faculty have terminal degrees
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (NSSE)
    73%
    of full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree
  • Our Students

    Our learning community is remarkable in its diversity, but our students share a common desire to think bigger, not only for themselves but for our world, too. Does that sound like you?

    63%
    of students live in campus housing
    16
    total men's & women's NCAA DIII athletics teams
    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
  • #OurRaleigh

    Live the metropolitan life in downtown Raleigh, NC. Our unique location allows for endless career opportunities coupled with an exciting & vibrant student experience . You won't get bored here

    Live the metropolitan life at WPU
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the U.S."
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016

Academic programs that are hands-on, skill-developing, and experiential.

Small class sizes, professors who mentor (and truly care!) and an innovative academic approach that’s driven by results.

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Not sure what you want to study? Take a quick quiz and we will guide you in the right direction!

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Find Your Passion

Where do I fit? Each major has a multitude of career possibilities for you. Think about what interests you, what you are good at and where you can see yourself in the future. Are you...

Would you rather not be boxed in? Explore all of our majors and minors.

Justin Johnson, WPU Professor
#PeopleOfPeace

It’s not just fun and games for SGD Professor Justin Johnson. His hobby is among the fastest and highest-paid industries in the United States.

Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor
Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design & Communications
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