Happening at Peace

See how WPU grads are hitting the ground running, gaining national exposure and landing their own hit TV shows

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Mark your calendar for Alumni Weekend 2017! Events are Friday night + all day Saturday & Sunday!
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William Peace Theatre closes its season with the family-friendly Broadway blockbuster, April 20-23, 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
    #1
    In rate of internships nationwide
    67%
    Students land jobs directly through internships
    96%
    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 Learning Strategies (NSSE)
    26+
    majors, minors, and concentrations
    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?

    7,000+
    Hours of Community Service
    16
    Total Men's & Women's NCAA DIII Sports Teams
    30+
    Clubs & Organizations
  • #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
    #5
    On Forbes list of "America's Next Boom Towns" 2016
    #3
    America's Best Cities for Young Professionals
    #4
    "Best Places to Live in the US", U.S. News & World Report

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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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.

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"Miss Millie" Retires from WPU After 36 Years
#PeopleOfPeace

“I’m going to miss the whole Peace family. I’m going to miss the staff, the faculty – I’m going to miss each and every one.”

“Miss Millie” Retires from WPU After 36 Years of Dedicated Service
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