Happening at Peace

See how WPU students are taking advantage of world-class workout and training facilities #WPUStrength

Mark your calendar for Alumni Weekend 2017! Events are Friday night + all day Saturday & Sunday!
Pacer Camp: A fun two-day orientation program for all incoming first-year students. June 16-17 & 23-24.

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
    Students land jobs directly through internships
    In rate of internships nationwide
    WPU grads find jobs in their field or attend grad school within a year of graduating
  • 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
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Effective Teaching (NSSE)
    Top 10%
    Nationally in Learning Strategies (NSSE)
    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?

    Undergraduate & Adult Learners at William Peace
    Hours of Community Service
    Total Men's & Women's NCAA DIII Sports Teams
  • #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
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    "Best Places to Live in the US", U.S. News & World Report
    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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Undergraduate Programs Adult & Professional Studies Programs

Find your passion

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.


WPU Student-athlete takes his idea for a university club and transforms it into a unique business plan for a local competition.

WPU Student Jay-Len Roberts Turns His Ideas Into Reality; Finishes as Finalist in Area Competition
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